UN says 1.7 million Somalis will face major food insecurity

The UN estimates 1.7 million people in Somalia will “face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity until June” after a second consecutive bad rainy season caused livestock losses and failed crops. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Wednesday that this represents a 10% increase in food insecurity. He says that “malnutrition rates

Ethiopia PM praises Muslims for active role in national unity

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has lauded the efforts of Ethiopian Muslims in ensuring national unity stressing the need for all and sundry to do more to guard the current peace. Abiy was addressing a national gathering of Muslim leaders in the capital Addis Ababa as part of an ongoing conference that

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