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Eritrea's President Afeworki Embarks On Uganda Visit

Eritrean President Isaias Afeworki has embarked on a three day visit to Uganda at the invitation of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in what observers termed a notable attempt at 'mending fences'

A 'Heartbreaking' Visit, UN Relief Chief Urges Safe Passage for Aid...

On a one-day visit to Mogadishu, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos toured Banadir Hospital - one of just four locations in the war-wracked city where children suffering from acute malnutrition are being treated.

UN Official Urges Massive Response to World's "Worst Humanitarian Disaster"

Having witnessed the dire humanitarian situation in Somalia first-hand, the head of the United Nations refugee agency has appealed for greater resources to provide assistance to people in the drought-stricken Horn of Africa country.

Museveni's Hand Pushes Somalia to the Edge

Riots that broke out on the streets of war-torn Somalia's capital Mogadishu on June 10 were expected. Tension had been building for more than a week since an agreement signed in Kampala on June 9 called for the ouster of the country's popular Prime Minister, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed aka Farmajo.

Planes Captured in Pirate Ransom Drama, US and UK Citizens Held

The minister said three of those detained carried UK passports, another one has an American passport while two have Kenyan identities.