Famine

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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large amount of food sent by the U.N. to the Somali capital during last year’s famine never reached the starving people it was intended for, an Associated Press investigation has found. SEE ALSO: Southern Miss Apologizes For “Green Card” Chant Strip Club Donation To Lennox Little League: $1,200 To Let The […]

NAIROBI, Kenya — Five children around the world die every minute because of chronic malnutrition, according to a report released Wednesday that also said that almost half a billion children risk are at risk of permanent damage over the next 15 years. A report from Save the Children said the deaths of 2 million children […]

MOGADISHU, Somalia— Somali-born rapper K’naan brought his waving flag back home Sunday, promising to help his countrymen as they struggle with a devastating famine that has killed tens of thousands of children. The rapper, who left Somalia as a child more than two decades ago to settle in Canada, made a brief visit to Mogadishu […]

SHEBEDINO, Ethiopia — Malnourished children are flocking into feeding centers in this forested corner of southern Ethiopia after a drought in East Africa extended into this normally fertile region. While the famine in southern Somalia has grabbed headlines, southern Ethiopia is teetering on the brink of a food crisis. The Ethiopian government says 250,000 people […]

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Heavy fighting erupted Thursday in Somalia’s capital as African Union peacekeepers launched an offensive aimed at protecting famine relief efforts from attacks by al-Qaida-linked militants, officials said. At least six people died and 39 people were wounded, including 19 AU peacekeepers. A medical official at Mogadishu airport said the AU peacekeepers were […]