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30 Mar
Some of the “owners” of Nigeria gathered themselves together at Eagle’s Square, Abuja on March 26, 2022, to determine the course of events for Nigeria in the year 2023
14 Feb
"It's hard to eat here. There are no fields and no food. Life is hard," says Albertine Nzale, traditional chief of Kinduti, on the outskirts of the DR Congo capital, Kinshasa.
3 Dec
World leaders must go beyond “grand gestures” to feed the 45 million people around the world who are on the brink of famine, 120 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have warned...
9 Jul 2021
A Bible Chapter discussing “the sign of Christ’s presence” - Chapter 24 of the Bible Book of Matthew, in Verse 7, lists food shortages, or famine, among “the pangs of distress” that will afflict mankind in “the time of the end.
24 Jun 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP), yesterday, warned that 41 million people in 43 countries “are teetering on the very edge of famine”, up from 27 million two years ago.
16 May 2021
Chronic hunger and famine, arising from the rising cost of food crops and other agro commodities appear to be hitting many parts of the country.
2 Apr 2021
Risk of famine is looming in Nigeria as a decade-long Islamist insurgency in the country's northeast shows no signs of abating and access to people in need is becoming more challenging, say aid workers.
23 Mar 2021
Millions of people in conflict-hit Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria are at risk of famine in the coming months or already facing it, two United Nations agencies warned Tuesday.
10 Feb 2021
Worried that the rising level of insecurity might result in ethnoreligious war, famine and related crises, the Senate has scheduled another marathon debate to address various security challenges.
3 Dec 2020
In the drought-ravaged south of Madagascar, people are filling their bellies with white clay mixed with tamarind to cope with famine.
3 May 2020
Businesses in the food supply chains are suffering and many will go under since farmhands cannot get to work, input supplies have been curtailed and planning has become impossible.
19 Sep 2018
More than five million children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel prices soar, Save the Children said Wednesday, warning an entire generation may face death and "starvation on an unprecedented scale".

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