Three teachers dead in Kenya school attack: eyewitness account
An eyewitness recounts an attack at a primary school in eastern Kenya by suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists that left three teachers dead. The assailants also torched a police post and damaged a telecoms mast in the attack in Kamuthe, 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the town of Garissa.
Spirit world: Voodoo makes a comeback in its Benin home
Benin holds its annual voodoo festival -- an event that lures an influx of visitors to the capital Porto-Novo and underscores voodoo's comeback in the country of its birth. Voodoo, more often called "vodun" in West Africa, has a hierarchy of deities and tribal spirits of nature and sees revered ancestors living alongside the living.