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Somali boys wade through rainfall flood waters in Mogadishu. Photograph: Feisal Omar

East African countries are calling for help dealing with flooding that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people and caused massive amounts of dam(...)

Majok Lam from South Sudan in Kakuma refugee camp, northwest Kenya, in October 2018: would like to return home with an education. Photograph: Sally Hayden

In Kakuma refugee camp, northwest Kenya, Majok Lam gathered with other South Sudanese refugees on Tuesday to celebrate his country’s independence day.(...)

A protester flashes the victory sign in front of burning tires and debris near the army headquarters in Khartoum, Sudan, on Monday. Photograph:  AP

Sudan’s military leaders have provoked fears that they are abandoning plans to pass power to civilians by announcing they will hold earlier than expec(...)

 Pope Francis  kneels to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, as vice president Riek Machar (right) looks on, at the Vatican on Thursday. Photograph: Vatican Media/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis, in a dramatic gesture after an unprecedented retreat at the Vatican, knelt to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s previously warring leaders (...)

US president Donald Trump has systematically tried to delegitimise the institutions that hold him accountable. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Sigh. If only President Donald Trump denounced neo-Nazis as passionately and sincerely as he castigates journalists. What could be an easier task than(...)

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. Most polls puts his popularity at its lowest since he became prime minister. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Never the healthiest man, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has lately looked worn out. Pundits note his crumpled, doughy features and wonder if the (...)

UN declares famine in South Sudan

The ethnic conflict in South Sudan that has caused tens of thousands of deaths and driven millions from their homes in the last three years has tipped(...)

A boy has his arm measured to see if he is suffering from malnutrition during a nutritional assessment at an emergency medical facility supported by UNICEF in Kuach,  South Sudan. Photograph: Kate Holt/UNICEF via AP

More than 100,000 people in South Sudan are experiencing famine, and millions are threatened by starvation if the international community fails to act(...)

An Ebola burial site in  Sierra Leone. Concern Worldwide  and the International Federation of the Red Cross took over the safe burial of victims in a way which allowed family members to be present. They had previously been barred amid fears of contagion.  Photograph: Concern Worldwide

Irish charity Concern raised €182.2 million last year – a 27 per cent increase on the previous year – according to annual figures just filed with the(...)

South Sudan’s first vice-president Riek Machar (left) delivers a speech to journalists next to  President Salva Kiir (centre) and vice-president James Wani Igga (right) prior to the outbreak of  shooting outside the presidential palace in Juba on July 8th, 2016. Photograph: Charles Atiki Lomodong/AFP/Getty Images

Soldiers have brought scores of bodies to a hospital in South Sudan’s capital after gunfire erupted throughout Juba, a doctor said. A total count of (...)

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