NANYUKI, Kenya, July 25 (AFP) -
Top military and government representatives from a dozen eastern African
states on Tuesday began three days of talks here aimed at improving coordinated
responses to natural disasters and humanitarian crises.
Dubbed Golden Spear, the event is co-hosted
by Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi and the United States military and
brings together officials from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC), Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, the Seychelles,
Tanzania, Uganda and the US.
"It is significant that this event