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The high-level African leaders who included the Africa Union’s Chairman Hon. Jean Ping, the head of the African Development bank Dr. Donald Kaberuka, Congo-Brazzavile’s minister for sustainable development,

African leaders convened a fund-raising conference Thursday for famine-wracked Somalia, where tens of thousands of people have already died and 3.2 million are on the brink of starvation,

Once every few years, the world goes through a familiar ritual: various factors converge to trigger unusual increases in global food prices. In response, countries rush through emergency

Addis Ababa, 5 August 2011 – As part of the African Union’s (AU) efforts to assist the victims of the famine in Somalia and the Horn of Africa,

Addis Ababa, 4 August 2011– The Horn of Africa and in particular, Somalia, is experiencing the most severe drought of the past five decades. Over twelve (12) million