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Eastern Africa Famine

Famine Boosts Recruitment For Somali Militants: UN

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 10.05.2011 | World

GENEVA — Islamic militants in Somalia who deny there's famine and block most aid are enjoying a boon in recruitment by giving people money at a ...

U.S. Official Says 29,000 Somali Children Under 5 Dead In Famine

AP | MOHAMED SHEIKH NOR and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Kaltum Mohamed sits beside a small mound of earth, alone with her thoughts. It is her child's grave – and there are t...

Somalia Refugees Start Ramadan: 'At Least This Fast Is Inspired By God'

Posted 10.01.2011 | World

DADAAB, Kenya (Reuters) – Somalia's famine refugees, weakened by months of drought, on Monday began Islam's punishing Ramadan fast amid the tent...