Obituary: Mwai Kibaki

Mwai Kibaki, who has died aged 90, stood at the crossroads of fundamental political change in Kenya, often without knowing the scale of the forces he was helping to unleash. He served as the country’s third president, from 2002 to 2013;

Olpha Selepe: The woman who became a pop sensation at 65

When Olpha Selepe told her children she wanted to release her own pop song, they pleaded with her not to. They didn't want to hurt her feelings, but it just wasn't what 65-year-old retired teachers did. Her siblings agreed, urging her

Obituary: Toots Hibbert, a reggae music icon

Singer and songwriter with Toots and the Maytals who took reggae to global audiences. In the years before Bob Marley shot to worldwide fame, Toots Hibbert, who has died aged 77, was one of the main global faces of reggae music