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Zimbabweans are ‘marching towards starvation’
Zimbabweans are ‘marching towards starvation’
The United Nations food agency on Tuesday launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which...
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rushed Tuesday to deliver emergency relief to thousands of survivors marooned on two Mozambican islands after one of the most powerful...
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...

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