John Kerry on a plainspeaking safari

  As the first US Secretary of State to visit Somalia , John Kerry’s showing Washington support for the tenuous government in Mogadishu. It’s been a plain-speaking safari for the US foreign affairs chief who’s turned the critical spotlight on Burundi and South Sudan. ends intro John Kerry arrived in Mogadishu unannounced. He’s seeing President […]

US opens the wallet in Kenya

Visiting Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will provide an extra $45 million for the United Nations to help an overwhelmed Kenya cope with 600 000 refugees fleeing civil unrest, terrorism and violence in Somalia and South Sudan. After meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta, Kerry says he’s confident that Kenya won’t-close the […]