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Zuma: Foreign-owned land ban applies to agricultural land
Zuma: Foreign-owned land ban applies to agricultural land
Government's proposed ban on foreign land ownership will apply only to agricultural land, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.
Do 12 Africans die of hunger every minute?
Do 12 Africans die of hunger every minute?
A senior food and nutrition adviser to the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad), the development arm of the African Union, has...
Displaced families in DRC at risk as food dries up
Displaced families in DRC at risk as food dries up
Some of the most haunting victims of the two decades of conflict ravaging eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are the starving children...
Zimbabwe on the brink of a food crisis
Zimbabwe on the brink of a food crisis
Zimbabwe is facing a food crisis and it has emerged this week that the Grain Marketing Board (GMB), the parastatal in charge of storing the...
UN warns of Zimbabwe's rising tide of hunger
UN warns of Zimbabwe's rising tide of hunger
The gloomy prediction was seen as a blow to analysts who have argued that Robert Mugabe's widely condemned land reform programme is starting to...
Test-tube burger tastes 'close to meat'
Test-tube burger tastes 'close to meat'
Food tasters on Monday declared it tasted "close to meat".
Zambian govt risks ire by scrapping maize subsidy
Zambian govt risks ire by scrapping maize subsidy
Earlier this week President Michael Sata tore up his own populist political playbook, stamped on it and set it on fire by announcing weighty...
Poor rains intensify food crisis in rural Zimbabwe
Poor rains intensify food crisis in rural Zimbabwe
Labour and Social Services Minister Paurina Mpariwa said that the number of those in need is expected to rise in the next few months if the country...
Lesotho's food crisis: A waiting game
Lesotho's food crisis: A waiting game
An estimated 725 000 Basotho – around a third of the country's population – will need humanitarian assistance as a food crisis...
Deep Read: Hear the farmers' cry
Deep Read: Hear the farmers' cry
Politicians are talking past each other, ignoring or distorting the science, passing the buck on meaningful action. Enough is enough. The people who...
Beyond Somalia's food crisis
Beyond Somalia's food crisis
Fini, a village so small it doesn't appear on many maps, is growing every day. In tired groups, carrying their few belongings, people trek in from...

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