Thursday, September 22, 2011

Youssou N'dour lends voice to drought crisis




Senegalese superstar visits Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya and urges world leaders to do the same.


One of Africa's most celebrated musicians has urged action for the humanitarian crisis in East Africa.
Senegalese star Youssou N'dour's plea followed a recent visit to Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. He described the area as "the real Africa" and called on world leaders to come see for themselves.
There an estimated 12 million people affected by famine and drought in the region, according to the United Nations.
Al Jazeera reports.