Latest update: 25/10/2011
Kenya sends in troops to fight al-Shabab rebels
After a spate of foreigners being kidnapped on its land, Kenya has sent troops to southern Somalia. Is this the end of a tacit understanding between Nairobi and al-Shabab? Also, in a rare intervention on African soil, US military advisers are being sent to Uganda to fight the Lord's Resistance Army. Finally, we introduce you to the continent's newest sweetheart: Afro-funk star Sia Tolno.