More than a month after famine was declared in South Sudan, time is running out for more than a million children as drought and armed conflict devastate lives in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said today.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 56 people to prison over the capsizing of a migrant boat that killed more than 200 people in September.
Heads of State from Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Djibouti and South Sudan on Saturday met in the Kenyan capital Nairobi for the special Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD Summit on Somali Refugees.
President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the Horn of Africa and development in Somalia.
The photographer whose picture of a woman walking past a victim of the Westminster terrorist attack was claimed by anti-Islam blogs as evidence for the faith’s indifference to suffering has defended her and said the image was “misappropriated”.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somalia counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed held a meeting at Statehouse Nairobi and discussed a wide range of issues touching on security, trade and investment, civil aviation and other issues affecting the two countries.
When al-Shabab controlled Mogadishu, women could be punished for playing sports. As part of our “Women and Jihad” series, we meet the young female ballplayers who are challenging lingering Islamist ideology in the city.