15 June 17

Ethiopia corrects reports on food aid shortage

Ethiopia today moved to correct reports suggesting it will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people by the end of June.

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15 June 17

Kenya foils Al-Shabaab attack, arrests six militants

Kenya says is has foiled a planned terrorist attack orchestrated by Somali extremist group Al-Shabaab after arrested six suspected terrorists.

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14 June 17

Kenya: Building collapse kills at least two people

At least two people in Kenya have died and an unknown number are missing after a building collapsed in Nairobi on Tuesday.

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11 June 17

Ethiopia food aid set to run out next month

Ethiopia says will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought next month.

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09 June 17

Somalia: Civilians killed as soldiers clash over food aid

At least 14 people have been killed in the Somali town of Baidoa after soldiers clashed over food aid.

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04 June 17

Somalia: President promises ‘no mercy’ against Al-Shabaab after latest attack

Somalia’s president promised “no mercy” against militant group Al-Shabaab on Thursday night, following an attack on a military base in the Puntland region that killed at least 38 people.

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02 June 17

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of rape and murder stand trial

A group of South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing one man have appeared in front of a military court in Juba.

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28 May 17

UNHCR reminds the world about Burundi crisis as funding dries up

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, moved to remind the international community about the political crisis taking place in Burundi, after raising just two percent of the international aid it is calling for.

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25 May 17

Five police officers killed in Kenya bomb attack

Five police officers were killed on Thursday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in northern Kenya.

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24 May 17

UN: South Sudan guilty of killing civilians, possible war crimes

The UN on Friday accused South Sudanese soldiers of killing over 100 civilians and other atrocities that may constitute war crimes during the second half of last year.

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