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U.S drone strike kills 38 in Somalia, dozens injured

U.S drone strike kills 38 in Somalia, dozens injured

Somalia’s al-Shabab fighters say a U.S assassination drone attack has left at least 38 people dead and dozens of others wounded in the Horn of Africa state, Press TV reports.

My trip to Africa enlightened me in different ways, 50 Cent says

My trip to Africa enlightened me in different ways, 50 Cent says

When Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson initially announced that part of the proceeds from his new energy drink would be used to help fight hunger in Africa, some questioned whether his motives were genuine.

Germany to provide 6 million Euro to help Somalia and the Horn of Africa

Germany to provide 6 million Euro to help Somalia and the Horn of Africa

Germany has promised to make 6 million euro available to national and international aid organizations in order to assist people in urgent need of help in Somalia and the Horn of Africa.

Following the first early modern humans out of Africa

Following the first early modern humans out of Africa

The timing and pattern of the migration of early modern humans has been a source of much debate and research. Now, a new study uses genetic analysis to look for clues about the migration of the first modern humans who moved out of Africa more than 60,000 years ago.

Africa’s famine response: Too little, perhaps too late

Africa’s famine response: Too little, perhaps too late

Jerry Rawlings, a former president of Ghana and now the high representative for Somalia for the African Union (AU), visited a number of African capitals in July and August to drum up support for a pan-African conference on the famine in the Horn of Africa.

Is US using famine in the Horn of Africa to embark on yet another illegal war?

Is US using famine in the Horn of Africa to embark on yet another illegal war?

The large troop deployment by Kenya into Somali territory is taking on the form of a full-scale invasion, rather than a temporary incursion as initially reported.

Official: Lives saved in East Africa famine relief

Official: Lives saved in East Africa famine relief

NAIROBI, Kenya — Countless lives have been saved by the ongoing famine relief efforts in the Horn of Africa, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development said Wednesday.

Global Soil Partnership for Food Security launched, to assure soils future generations

Global Soil Partnership for Food Security launched, to assure soils future generations

(InformAfrica) — FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf warned today that pressure on the world’s soil resources and land degradation are threatening global food security. He called for a renewed international effort to assure sufficient fertile and healthy soils today and for future generations.

Rape, another risk for Somali drought refugees

Rape, another risk for Somali drought refugees

(InformAfrica) — Sixteen-year-old Rukiyah Abdukadir was collecting firewood outside a refugee camp in Ethiopia when she was raped, her attack underlining the risks facing the thousands of people fleeing drought.

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