Sahel crisis under spotlight in Security Council

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Young girls eating a mid-day meal at at World Food Programme school feeding centre in Niger.Credit: WFP/Phil Behan

The ongoing crisis in the Sahel region of Africa was under the spotlight in the Security Council on Monday.

The semi-arid region, south of the Sahara desert which stretches from the Red Sea to the Atlantic Ocean, is facing a number of problems, including drought, hunger and conflict in Mali.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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