Storm in South Africa Kills at Least 8

JOHANNESBURG — A storm pummeled the coastline around Cape Town on Wednesday, unleashing heavy rains and high winds that fanned fires and forced evacuations. At least eight people were killed. Many people in Knysna, a town on the scenic Garden Route east of Cape Town, fled as blazes tore through homes.

Asian Kenyans Seek to Be Declared a ‘Tribe’ of Their Own

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s national census used to classify them as “Other.” Now, Kenyans of Indian and Pakistani descent, many of whose forebears helped build the nation and fight colonialism but who have often been secluded from mainstream Kenyan life, are demanding official recognition for the first time.