Somalia militia expels Save the Children
14 March 2012, 06:31
Nairobi - Al-Qaeda-linked Somali insurgents say they are expelling
British aid group Save the Children from areas under their control.
Tuesday statement from the al-Shabaab militia says Save the Children
distributed 4 470 cartons of expired porridge to children, was corrupt
and offered bribes.
Save the Children officials were not immediately available for comment.
has expelled several aid organisations from its territory, including
the Red Cross, the Danish Refugee Council and the UN's World Food
Programme, Unicef, and the World Health Organisation.
the expulsions of aid agencies contributed to a famine in the group's
strongholds from July to January in which tens of thousands of people
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