For most of my childhood in London people were confused by me. They would look at me askance and ask, "Are you Pakistani or Jamaican?" "I'm from Somalia," I would reply irritably, receiving a blank look before the inevitable response: "Where's that, then?"
A little over a year ago, perhaps the most common sound regularly heard on a Mogadishu morning, after the muezzin’s call to prayers, was gunfire.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed the leaders of Kenya on the importance of fair and free elections on Saturday and encouraged the African nation to be a "model for the entire world."
Mo Farah sprinted into athletics legend here in London’s disbelieving Olympic Stadium, becoming the first British man ever to win the Olympic 10000m title, indeed any global 25-lap title, with a run of rare courage and brilliance.
NAIROBI Aug 3 (Reuters) - A grenade blast in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Friday killed one person and wounded others, local media reported.