Mohamed Amin: The Kenyan who moved the world | Kenya

When he picked up his camera on October 19, 1984, Mohamed “Mo” Amin couldn’t possibly have known that the footage he would shoot over the next two days would change not only... Read more »

Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice? | Famine

The last two decades have seen a significant expansion of international, regional and domestic accountability mechanisms for an array of international crimes and a variety of forgotten victims. Much of this activity... Read more »

‘Live Aid’ Concert for Ethiopia Marked Use of Celebrity in Responding to World Crisis

“Don’t go to the pub tonight,” Irish pop musician Bob Geldof pleaded in the months leading up to Live Aid, the world’s biggest concert that took place on two continents, included 72... Read more »

Ethiopia, Somalia to get £90m UK humanitarian aid

The United Kingdom (UK) has earmarked £90 million in humanitarian aid to Somalia and Ethiopia. The funds are meant to ease the pinch of a biting drought that has hit the Horn... Read more »

Ethiopia running out of food aid money, magnifying regional threat

Food aid for millions of Ethiopians will run out by the end of June, according to the United Nations. The UN says if nothing is done, the country’s food crisis could expand... Read more »

UN: 2m children displaced by South Sudan conflict | South Sudan News

The civil war in South Sudan has forced more than two million children to flee their homes, according to two UN agencies. Children make up 62 percent of the more than 1.8... Read more »

By managing drought, Ethiopia now serves as a model for its neighbours

The Horn of Africa is suffering its worst drought in decades, with devastating humanitarian consequences. Two districts in South Sudan are officially in famine. Areas of Somalia and Yemen are on the... Read more »

Famine stalks Somalia again

I last worked in Somalia six years ago, when famine also loomed, and there were countless stories to tell about starvation, a health crisis and devastation. Knowing it is little different this... Read more »

Dying of hunger: What is a famine?

From ancient Rome to modern times, mankind has suffered devastating periods of hunger caused by drought, war or misguided politics. Last week South Sudan was declared the site of the world’s first... Read more »

The next famine is impending – ReliefWeb

Increasing number of refugees in the Horn of Africa by LKO, 2017/02/03 There is not enough water, more and more cattle is dying and food supplies are already short: for years now... Read more »