Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry attends a public lecture at the United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, March 1, 2024.

US pledges support for security leading to Haiti elections as prime minister resigns

The US has pledged $333 million so far to provide humanitarian aid to Haiti and to help bankroll a proposed international security force composed of police officers from Kenya. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Eduardo Gamarra, professor of political science at Florida International University, about the evolving US role in helping Haiti through a time of civil unrest and political upheaval.

The first group of Kenyan evacuees from Sudan arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, April 24, 2023.

Millions of Sudanese displaced by war at home grapple with an uncertain future

The directors of “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire,” along with some other guests from Africa visit Disney studios to meet with filmmakers

Contemporary African animators make their mark on the international scene

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Series of reimagined African folk tales launches on Netflix

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Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Oct. 28, 2021

‘I hold Facebook directly responsible for my father’s murder’: Lawsuit alleges platform fueled violence in Ethiopia

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Kenya's Ferdinand Omanyala celebrates after winning gold in the men's 100m final during the athletics in the Alexander Stadium at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England

This Kenyan sprinter is inspiring more youth from his country to take up the sport


Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala won the gold medal for the 100-meter sprint at the Commonwealth Games in August — the first time for his country in 60 years. Now, he’s hoping to inspire more youth to pursue the sport.

Angella Okutoyi, 18, seen wearing a red shirt and swinging a ball with her racket, is Kenya's fastest-rising tennis star.

Kenyan tennis star Angella Okutoyi inspires a new generation


Even since 18-year-old Angella Okutoyi’s Wimbledon win last month, she’s been getting a lot of attention at home from aspiring tennis players. Her ascension in the sport comes after a long road of hard work, perseverance and determination against the odds.

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Countries congratulate Kenya’s president-elect William Ruto as competitor challenges election results


The president-elect, who has served as deputy president for the past 10 years, has been elected at a time when Kenya’s flailing, debt-laden economy has left a lot of people struggling to make ends meet. 

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Raila Odinga disputes Kenya’s presidential results in close election

While countries around the world have begun congratulating the president-elect, within Kenya, the results remain controversial and disputed.

People line up to cast their vote in Kenya's general election in Eldoret, Kenya, Tuesday Aug. 9, 2022. Kenyans are voting to choose between opposition leader Raila Odinga Deputy President William Ruto to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta after a decade in

Kenyan presidential election sparks debate on haves and have-nots in Kenya 


Voters say they hope for a peaceful transition of power after previous elections were marred by violence — often along ethnic lines. This time, voter turnout is low, but those casting ballots are focused more on issues than ethnic affiliation.