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The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa
The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa
The Statistics South Africa report on Early Childhood Development in South Africa found that a third of children in Gauteng and Free State were...
Ethiopian expatriates mobilise to keep famine at bay
Ethiopian expatriates mobilise to keep famine at bay
The place where you grew up has a way of staying with you for the rest of your life. Abebe Haregewoin knows that feeling.
Hunger replaces war in Congo's Katanga
Hunger replaces war in Congo's Katanga
It wasn't meant to be like this. The separatist rebels that had caused years of chaos in this southeastern corner of the Democratic Republic of the...
School feeding schemes help to grow young minds
School feeding schemes help to grow young minds
Every dollar invested in school feeding programmes “pays off four times in the form of economic advantages”, according to the World Food...
Haiti drought: People need food, says official
Haiti drought: People need food, says official
A drought is causing an extreme emergency in north-east Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said on Tuesday.
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...
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...
Kidnapped British aid worker freed in Sudan's Darfur
Kidnapped British aid worker freed in Sudan's Darfur
Patrick Noonan was working for the World Food Programme (WFP) as a logistician in Nyala in southern Darfur when he was captured.
UN: Food prices triggering global unrest
UN: Food prices triggering global unrest
United Nations food agencies on Friday warned that record high prices for basic commodities are helping generate unrest around the world and...
WFP scales up food aid to drought-stricken Niger
WFP scales up food aid to drought-stricken Niger
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is nearly doubling aid operations in Niger to feed eight million people who have lost crops and...
Al-Shabaab orders UN food agency to leave Somalia
Al-Shabaab orders UN food agency to leave Somalia
Somalia's hard-line Islamist rebel group al-Shabaab has ordered the United Nations food agency to halt all operations and leave the failed horn of...
Hand out food or leave, Somali insurgents tell agencies
Hand out food or leave, Somali insurgents tell agencies
Hardline Islamist insurgents in southern Somalia told international aid agencies on Tuesday to hand out all the food aid in their warehouses, or...

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