The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted Nigeria its top
air-safety rating Monday, a decision that allows Nigerian airlines to
fly directly to the United States but does not address the nation's
porous airport security.
Kenya's president heralded the passage of a new constitution Thursday
as a "national renewal," after results showed that close to 70 percent
of the country had backed the document replacing a British colonial-era
draft that inflated the powers of the presidency.