Tag: hunger

Pope Francis condemns ‘brutal atrocities’, ‘poison of greed’ fueling conflict in DRC

February 2, 2023

Pope Francis on Wednesday (1 February) slammed "brutal atrocities, which bring shame upon all humanity” and denounced the "poison of greed" for mineral resources driving ... Read More

Central African farmers warn of looming hunger as Russia’s war in Ukraine disrupts imports

September 15, 2022

Disruptions in food supplies caused by Russia's war in Ukraine have deepened the struggles of millions of Africans to survive, more than 60 farmers’ associations ... Read More

$1bn more needed to avert famine in Somalia by year’s end, warns UN

September 9, 2022

At least US$1 billion will be needed urgently to avert famine in Somalia in the coming months and early next year, the UN humanitarian chief ... Read More

Abidjan-based Nangui Abrogoua University, CERFAM ink research collaboration deal to tackle malnutrition, anger

September 1, 2022

Nangui Abrogoua University (UNA) in the Ivory capital Abidjan and Regional Center of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition (CERFAM), signed Tuesday an agreement to promote ... Read More

Horn of Africa is sliding toward famine, UN agencies warn

August 24, 2022

Severe hunger is sliding toward famine-like conditions in the Horn of Africa, particularly in Somalia, United Nations (UN) agencies warn, which is the result of ... Read More

Inflation: fears of unrest in SA, Uganda looming large as food prices soar

July 26, 2022

The rising price of basic foods is worsening South Africa's food security crisis which could increase social instability and spark a repeat of the devastating ... Read More