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Horn of Africa to experience less rainfall

NAIROBI — The greater horn of Africa region will experience suppressed rainfall from October to December, worsening an already fragile food and water security situation, says a forecast from Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) issued in Nairobi on Thursday. “A drier than usual season is forecasted across Eastern Africa from …

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UK renews charcoal ban from Somalia

MOGADISHU — The UK has reaffirmed its sanctions on charcoal imports from Somalia warning of prison sentences for violations. In its updated version of the sanctions following exit from the EU, the UK government announced this week the sanctions are in conformity with previous UN Security Council sanctions. “This good …

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