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Africa has its luxury hotels, but not enough places for the mid-range traveler. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Why Africa is a perfect market for Airbnb

Airbnb has ambitious plans for Africa, as its CEO, Brian Chesky, announced in Johannesburg on July 27.

Vigil in Nairobi, Kenya. Each cross stands for a victim. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

The world is remembering - and forgetting - the attack in Kenya that killed 148 students

After the initial breaking news frenzy of the brutal Islamist attack that killed 148 students in Kenya, the coverage of the massacre in western media waned, as it often does when tragedy hits far from home.