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The North Dafur Food Crisis

The North Dafur Food Crisis

 The North Darfur parliament has requested the state’s Finance Minister to clarify a number of irregularities in the distribution of food items to the localities. On Thursday, North Darfur Finance Minister Mohamed Yahya told the state Legislative Council that according to the food quotas set for each locality, 3,000 50-kilogramme sacks of sugar destined for […]

Food Crisis In IDP Camps Demands Co-operation

Food Crisis In IDP Camps Demands Co-operation

Snatched schoolgirls and suicide bomb blasts have long been the enduring images of Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict. But now the violence is represented by thousands of new faces: those of starving children. Scenes like these haven’t been seen here since the 1967-70 war with secessionist Biafra. As many as 4.5 million people need food aid […]

Venezuela Seizes Kimberly-Clark Plant As Country Plunges Deeper Into Crisis

Venezuela Seizes Kimberly-Clark Plant As Country Plunges Deeper Into Crisis

Venezuela’s government has declared it will seize a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corp after the US personal care company said it was no longer possible to manufacture due to the country’s economic crisis. President Nicolás Maduro accused Kimberly-Clark of participating in an international plot to damage Venezuela’s economy and said his socialist government would provide […]

Hunt For Food Drives South Sudanese Back Across Border To Sudan

Hunt For Food Drives South Sudanese Back Across Border To Sudan

To survive, there is no other option but to cross the river back to Sudan, says Ajak Adong, a mother of six, as she cooks a lunch of leaves. It’s all the family has been eating since arriving in the border town of Kiir Adem two months ago. For decades, South Sudanese fought to secede […]

50 Million Africans Face Hunger After Crops Fail Again

50 Million Africans Face Hunger After Crops Fail Again

Up to 50 million people in Africa will need food by Christmas as a crisis across the continent triggered by El Niño worsens, the UN and major international charities have warned. A second year of deep drought in much of southern and eastern Africa has ravaged crops, disrupted water supplies and driven up food prices, […]

‘We Are Like a Bomb’: Food Riots Show Venezuela Crisis Has Gone Beyond Politics cs

‘We Are Like a Bomb’: Food Riots Show Venezuela Crisis Has Gone Beyond Politics         cs

The rumour was there would be chicken. Word had spread that a delivery of poultry meat was due at the Central Madeirense supermarket, and long before dawn a queue of shoppers was snaking around the block. Kattya Alonzo was one of them. The 48-year-old mother of three was already planning to make the traditional chicken […]