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Morocco News Gazette

Horn of Africa Facing Unprecedented Food and Health Crisis

The World Health Organization is urgently appealing for $123.7 million to provide emergency aid for millions of people facing an unprecedented food and health crisis in the Horn of Africa.U.N. aid agencies report more than 80 million people in the grea...

Cameroon Becomes a Go-To Country for Foreign Fishing Vessels

Off the coast of West Africa, the Trondheim is a familiar sight: a soccer field-sized ship, plying the waters from Nigeria to Mauritania as it pulls in tons of mackerel and sardines — and flying the red, yellow and green flag of Cameroon.But aside from...

US Envoy Urges Progress on Ethiopia Peace Talks, Aid

The new U.S. envoy for the Horn of Africa called Saturday for progress in holding Ethiopian peace talks and for unrestricted aid deliveries to stricken areas of the country.Mike Hammer, who arrived in Addis Ababa Friday, held talks with Ethiopian Deput...

Al-Shabab Militants Execute 7 by Firing Squad in Somalia

Somali-based militant group al-Shabab has executed seven men in Somalia’s southwestern region of Bay.The execution that was conducted publicly took place in the vicinity of Buula-Fulay in Somalia’s Bay region late Saturday.Six of the executed men were ...

Ethiopia troops clash with al-Shabaab fighters

The Somali militant group, al-Shabaab, has launched an attack on the town of Aato on the Ethiopian border for the second time in just over a week.A senior Ethiopian security official said that fighting broke out early on Friday between the militants an...

Action on Monkeypox Accelerates in US as Outbreak Expands

Two of the hardest-hit U.S. regions have raised the alert level over the monkeypox outbreak.San Francisco declared a public health emergency Thursday. The city accounts for 281 of California's nearly 800 cases. The declaration gives health officials ac...