famine

 
South Sudan on brink of new famine
South Sudan on brink of new famine
The breath is shallow and ragged, as if the intake of air is painful for two-year- old Lotabo Loworet, his bony ribs visible through his ragged...
More people went hungry in Africa in 2017, but new initiatives also bore fruit
More people went hungry in Africa in 2017, but new initiatives also bore fruit
The number of people experiencing food insecurity in Africa rose from 220-million...
Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice?
Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice?
The last two decades have seen a significant expansion of international, regional and domestic accountability mechanisms for an array of international crimes and a variety of forgotten victims. Much of this activity has been focused on the conduct of senior military and political...
Bet the farm and save the world
Bet the farm and save the world
The world population is expected to reach about nine billion by 2050 — and we are all going to have to eat. If you can feed us, you are sure...
S Sudan plunging into worst famine in decades, warns UN
S Sudan plunging into worst famine in decades, warns UN
Devastated South Sudan could become the scene of the worst famine catastrophe in Africa in decades without more aid and a ceasefire to let farmers...
Zim hands out Zambian grain to stave off starvation
Zim hands out Zambian grain to stave off starvation
Zimbabwe's Agriculture Minister Joseph Made says the new administration has started handing out maize to those people who are vulnerable to...
A temporary break from food riots
A temporary break from food riots
When food prices climbed rapidly during 2007 then spiked to new records in 2008, it caused widespread turmoil. In Southern Africa the consequences...
Somali famine declared over, but UN urges caution
Somali famine declared over, but UN urges caution
The United Nations says that Somalia's famine is over, but the world body's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) warned that continued...
UN warns Somalia famine likely to spread further
UN warns Somalia famine likely to spread further
Famine spread to a sixth southern Somali region and will likely extend further in the coming four months with 750 000 people at risk of death,...
SA criticised for slow response to Horn of Africa crisis
SA criticised for slow response to Horn of Africa crisis
The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) on Wednesday slammed suggestions that it was not doing enough to...
Aid groups ready to work with rebels
Aid groups ready to work with rebels
NAIROBI July 21 Sapa-AFP AID GROUPS READY TO WORK WITH REBELS IN DROUGHT-HIT SOMALIA Aid groups

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