Trump commits $300 million to fight Africa famine



South Sudan has declared famine in parts of the country, saying a million people are on the brink of starvation (Photo: AFP)

US President Donald Trump told Pope Francis on Wednesday he was committing more than $300 million (270 million euros) to help prevent or tackle famine in Yemen and several countries in Africa.

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