GUESTS: Clive Mutiso Nairobi Bureau Chief, Time magazine Jeff Drumtra Africa Policy Analyst, U.S. Committee for Refugees Hillary Mackenzie Freelance Journalist [visited Sudan, June 1998] Contributing writer, The New York Times Online Contributor, ABC's Nightline Over one million people in Southern Sudan are starving. A severe drought coupled with a 15-year-old civil war have led to mass starvation in Africa's largest nation. The United States government has offered $75 million dollars in food supplies and aid to Sudan, but relief groups say some of the aid ends up in the hands of the government and rebel armies, never reaching those who need it most.



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