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Third of Yemen provinces on brink of famine: UN​

24 March, 2017

The United Nations warned on Friday that 60 percent Yemen's population is going hungry as a third of the war-torn country are on the brink of famine.

Abducted French national is 'in Sudan': Chad minister

24 March, 2017

A French man abducted from southeastern Chad has been located in neighbouring Sudan, a Chadian minister said.

Somali president pleads for aid to avert famine

24 March, 2017

Somalia's new president appealed to the international community Thursday for more aid to avert a famine threatening his country.

South Sudan: An urgent priority for the international agenda

23 March, 2017

Comment: Japan's decision to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from South Sudan came as no surprise, but as the conflict continues to escalate, civilians are left vulnerable, writes Monique Bouffé.

South Sudan rebels capture oil workers following $500mn contract

23 March, 2017

A new oil exploration contract signed by Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum caused a recent flare of violence in the country's north - as experts warn against investing in South Sudan's minerals.

Further woes for South Sudan as plane crashes

20 March, 2017

At least 14 people have been injured in a plane crash in South Sudan, with uncertainty about the fate of the other 26 passengers and crew.

Starvation kills thousands while South Sudan 'spends on weapons'

18 March, 2017

UN experts say South Sudan's government is spending at least half its budget on weapons while 100,000 people are dying in a famine caused mainly by increasing government military operations.

Canada gives $120 million in aid for famine-hit countries

18 March, 2017

The funding for Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen comes a week after the United Nations launched an urgent appeal to avert a catastrophe in the region.

South Sudan now world's fastest growing refugee crisis

17 March, 2017

Around 1.6 million people have either been displaced or fled to neighbouring countries in the past eight months ago.

George Clooney blames South Sudan government for 'man-made' famine

17 March, 2017

South Sudan's leaders are using their power for war-profiteering and personal enrichment while civilians starve, the US actor wrote.

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