Somalia: UN envoy welcomes release of ship crew held by pirates since 2010

The United Nations envoy for Somalia has welcomed the release earlier today of sailors on a ship hijacked by Somali pirates nearly four years, and has called for the release of all remaining captives still being held by Somali pirates.

Another poor harvest in Somalia could lead to repeat of 2011 famine

Somalia could face another famine if September’s harvest is as poor as the previous one, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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