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Drought Threatens 11 Million in Horn of Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, MARCH 27, 2006 (Zenit.org).- Eleven million people in the Horn of Africa, particularly in the Ethiopian regions of Somali and Oromiya, are in danger of dying of thirst due to prolonged drought.

Papal Anti-Blight Group Meeting in Chad

VATICAN CITY, FEB. 8, 2001 (Zenit.org).- A papal institution founded to fight blighting in Africa is meeting this week in Chad to review its work and future strategies.