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09 Oct 2009 description

WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (OneWorld.net) - Aid organizations are appealing for global help as millions of families face hunger, water shortages, disease, and death across the eastern part of Africa.

What's the Story?

A multi-year drought has destroyed harvests, driving up the price of remaining food, and forcing people to drink and cook with whatever water they can find, even if it's unsafe. Animals are wasting away in some areas.

04 Sep 2009 description

By Jeffrey Allen, OneWorld US

WASHINGTON, Sep 4 (OneWorld.net) - For many at last month's regional soccer tournament in Kenya's Dago village, the side event was a lifesaver; hundreds of local people received free medical checkups, eye and dental exams, and HIV testing and counseling.

01 Feb 2008 description

By Ida Wahlstrom

What's Happening

As January comes to a close, over 800 Kenyans have been killed and at least 255,000 displaced by the violence that erupted after President Mwai Kibaki was declared the winner of allegedly faulty elections held in late December 2007.