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How An Ethiopian Bean Became The Cinderella Of Coffee

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Richard Crompton sets his novel in 2007 Nairobi, a time when a small elite held power over an impoverished, restless majority. Nigel Pavitt/JAI/Corbis hide caption

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In Nairobi, A Maasai Detective Pursues Elusive Justice

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The Mathare Valley, shown here in an aerial map, is one of the largest and oldest slums in Nairobi, Kenya. Residents are using hand-held GPS devices to map the area, which comprises 13 villages and is home to nearly 200,000 people. Courtesy of Muungano Support Trust and Jason Corburn, UC Berkeley hide caption

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In Kenya, Using Tech To Put An 'Invisible' Slum On The Map

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50 Years Ago, Raid Seals Mandela's Fate And His Fame

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Obama Promises Billions To Double Africa's Electricity Access

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When Barack Obama was a U.S. senator in 2006, he visited Kenya, the homeland of his father. He's shown here planting a tree with Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan who won the Nobel Peace Prize. He is not stopping in Kenya on his current African tour, however, a decision that has upset many Kenyans. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Investors, Businesses Hesitant To Set Up In Africa

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Mau Mau leader Gitu wa Kahengeri, right, poses with British High Commissioner to Kenya Christian Turner at the end of a news conference announcing the settlement last week. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Britain Apologizes For Colonial-Era Torture Of Kenyan Rebels

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Reporter Donna Ali, 18, awaits her turn to go on air. Shabelle hires reporters as young as 15. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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For Young Somali Journalists, Work Often Turns Deadly

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Secretary Kerry Urges U.S. Firms To Invest In Africa

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Kenyans watch a presentation at the "mobile apps garage showcase" this in Nairobi. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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A black dehorned rhinoceros is followed by a calf at the Bona Bona Game Reserve in 2012. South Africa has seen a devastating increase in poaching in recent years as black-market demand for rhino horn has grown. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Economics Save The African Rhino?

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Mike Watson (left), CEO of Kenya's Lewa Conservancy, and conservationist Ian Craig identify the carcass of a 4-year-old black rhino named Arthur, whom poachers had killed the night before. The well-armed, well-informed poachers very likely used night vision goggles and a silencer on an AK-47. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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The Enemy Inside: Rhino's Protectors Sometimes Aid Poachers

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