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Somalia bans foreign aid workers from rebel areas

Somalia has banned foreign aid workers and journalists from entering areas controlled by al-Shabaab insurgents, in fear of attacks on them.

Early warning drowned in policy stasis

Kenya isn't a lush country. Rain falls steadily and often heavily in Mombasa, Nairobi and Kisumu, the three main cities and the best known to tourists

Seven killed in food riot at Somali aid camp

At least seven people have died in Somalia after government troops clashed with refugees in a food riot outside a humanitarian camp in Mogadishu.

Fortunes differ among Somalia’s famine refugees

Even among refugees fleeing Somalia there are "haves" and "have-nots" -- those who cross the border in a battle for survival and those who drive.

Somali women preyed on by rapists amid famine

Somali refugees are falling victim to rape and assault as the region endures its worst drought in over 60 years.

Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa

The WFP's first delivery of aid to Somalia was delayed due to bureaucratic hurdles in Kenya -- slowing relief efforts for millions hit by drought.

UN to start airlifting food to Somalia

The UN World Food Programme will start airlifting food to Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya -- the drought-stricken Horn of Africa region.

SA pledges aid for famine relief in Somali

South Africa has pledged R1-million for famine relief in Somalia, calling on citizens and charities to make donations to victims of the crisis there.

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