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Medical Charity Quits Somalia

Medical charity quits SomaliaThe aid group Doctors Without Borders says it is pulling out of Somalia after 22 years there because of attacks on its staff. The Somalian government said the move would embolden al-Qaida-linked militants.

In a scathing indictment of Somalia's leaders, Doctors Without Borders said the decision to close all operations in the country was the result of extreme attacks on its staff.


Hampstead Teens Visit Africa for Water Charity

1MAKLELAZKEMLAKLKLKAZCHILDRENCIWATERCHARITYLeo Gundle, 17, of Wildwood Road, Hampstead Garden Suburb, and Nick Collee, 14, of North End Road, Golders Green, travelled to Zambia with representatives from charity WaterAid during their Easter holiday.

The City of London School, where Leo is a pupil, is hoping to raise £65,000 for the charity, which provides water pumps in rural areas, helping to prevent fatal diarrhoea-related diseases.


African Animals Come to Scotland for Charity Book

GEORGELOGANKQSDJKLAZEQSAZ3L213LMZQDELEPHANTS, hippos and gorillas may not be native to the Highlands, but now you can see what they might look like against a Scottish backdrop thanks to a new book by an award-winning Scottish photographer.

Translocation is the latest project from Glasgow-born George Logan, winner of numerous international photography awards. Logan snapped the African giants while on shoots in Botswana, Namibia, Tazmania, Kenya and South Africa.


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