By AFP-Posted Wednesday, May 9 2012 at 10:15-JUBA, Wednesday-Sudanese war planes have launched renewed air strikes against South Sudan, violating a UN Security Council resolution to end weeks of a bitter border conflict, the South's army said Wednesday.
BY KATY MIGIRO, 8 MAY 2012-Lonwar — Livestock could turn Kenya's drought-stricken northern lands into an engine of job creation, rather than a sinkhole for emergency aid, the minister for the region has said.-Almost 4 million Kenyans needed food aid in early 2012
Bomber involved in plot to attack US-bound jet was working as an informer with Saudi intelligence and the CIA, it has emerged-Paul Harris and Ed Pilkington in New York-The Guardian, Wednesday 9 May 2012-A would-be "underwear bomber" involved in a plot
A conference in the Vatican brought together lay and religious Catholic Church leaders and activists and police officials from different countries to explore how they could work together in partnership to combat trafficking in human persons-GERARD O'CONNELL-ROME
By TABU BUTAGIRA (email the author) -Posted Wednesday, May 9 2012 at 07:54-Senior officials in the security and political arms of government are divided over how to deal with opposition-led agitation for political reforms in the country, highly placed government sources have said.
By Nick Paton Walsh and Ashley Fantz, CNN-May 9, 2012 -- Updated 0153 GMT (0953 HKT)-Editor's note: CNN does not usually reveal the identities of women and girls who allege they have been raped, but this young woman wanted to be seen and tell her story.
By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent 8 May 2012 Last updated at 23:03 GMT-China's results in international education tests - which have never been published - are "remarkable", says Andreas Schleicher, responsible for the highly-influential Pisa tests.
Scripture:John 15:1-8-1 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser-Meditation: Why does Jesus speak of himself as the true vine? The image of the vine was a rich one for the Jews since the land of Israel was covered with numerous vineyards.
By David Kerr-Rome, Italy, May 8, 2012 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- One of the Catholic Church’s leading experts on the Middle East says the Arab Spring is “no more.” “It was in the beginning a ‘springtime’ because really it was a free movement,
By WOLFGANG FENGLER and GUNHTHER SCHULZE -Posted Monday, May 7 2012 at 14:43-Kenya may have found oil in Turkana that could change the development trajectory for the country. In 2011, Kenya spent $ 4.1 billion (Sh340bn) on oil imports, equivalent to approximately 100,000 barrels per day.