He has written dozens of letters marked “SOS” and seeking financial assistance. When they go unanswered, an already-poor Halilu often takes out personal loans to make sure feed patients get fed.
Unlike the US, which has numerous military bases around the world, China has exercised its global presence through peacekeeping operations.
A mother in Cameroon named Dayo told an aid worker that she was sometimes so hungry that she was losing her senses. “When somebody spoke to me,” she said, “I couldn’t even tell if it was a man or woman”
While conflict-ravaged South Sudan, followed by Somalia, were the largest recipients of humanitarian aid in Africa, the rest of the positions are taken up African giants Ethiopia, DR Congo, Nigeria, Sudan
A GOOD SOURCE IN STRIFE-TORN CENTRAL AFRICAN Republic’s (CAR) capital Bangui, tells me that early in the week the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) in the peacekeeping force there, set off on a dangerous journey of about 700 kilometres to the border with Cameroon. Their mission was to secure passage for about 100 trucks carrying humanitarian aid and other provisions to …