African Union peacekeepers cite struggles in expanding reach across Somalia’s troubled capital

AU peacekeepers expand bases in Somali capital

Kenya defends failure to arrest genocide-charged Sudanese president; cites national interest

Kenya: Sudan presidential visit ‘in our interest’

Food prices go up in Somali capital during Ramadan as traders flee, fearing renewed violence

Food prices in Somali capital go up during Ramadan

Kenya’s Christians and Muslims argue over inclusion of Islamic courts in draft constitution

Muslim court clause brings spotlight in Kenya vote

Icelandic prime minister’s historic gay marriage follows long tradition of Nordic tolerance

Icelandic leader in milestone gay marriage

Virginia man has been stuck in limbo in Egypt for 6 weeks after he appeared on US no-fly list

American on US no-fly list stranded in Egypt

Kenyan church leaders vow to campaign against draft constitution over abortion issue

Kenyan churches oppose constitution over abortion

Survey: A quarter of Africans worry about future religious conflict; Nigeria, Rwanda top list

Africans worried about future religious conflict

Somalis protest against al-Qaida linked militants after rebels exhume tombs in Mogadishu

Somalis protest against al-Qaida linked militants

Somalia’s fragile government tries to counter propaganda blitz from militants

Somalia war moves to the airwaves

NAIROBI, Kenya — Last year Somalia’s Radio Warsan was a pro-government station that vilified al-Qaida-linked insurgents. Today it is in the hands of the rebels as they battle the U.N.-backed government on the ground with guns and on the nation’s airwaves with pro-jihad messages.

Uganda lawmaker says he will refuse government request to withdraw anti-gay death penalty bill

Uganda lawmaker refuses to withdraw anti-gay bill

Uganda’s president urges lawmakers to remove death penalty provision from anti-gay bill

Ugandan president urges softening of anti-gay bill

Catholic priests in Uganda split from Rome, form new church allowing priests to marry

Uganda Catholic priests form new church

KAMPALA, Uganda — Twenty renegade Catholic priests who are either married or want to marry have broken from the mainstream Roman Catholic Church here and formed a new church where celibacy is not required, members said.

Senior Anglican cleric attacks Uganda’s anti-gay bill, says church leaders lobbying against it

Archbishop of York attacks Uganda’s anti-gay bill