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Immediate global action required to prevent famine in Horn of Africa

A fifth consecutive season of drought has been set in motion by a poor start to October – December rains, and below average rainfall...

WFP scales up support for millions in Horn of Africa drought

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it is scaling up operations to support millions going hungry who “cannot wait” for assistance as the threat...

WFP warns 45m people now ‘teetering on the edge of famine’

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that the number of people teetering on the edge of famine in 43 countries had risen...

Food insecurity: No place at the dining table

Sharing a meal is one basic need of humans but for too many the question “what’s for lunch” doesn’t have an easy answer. Food...

Nigeria, others to benefit as UN releases $100m to guard against famine

The United Nations released $100 million of emergency funding on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 to stave off the risk of famine in seven countries...

ICEED named partner in fight against famine in northeastern Nigeria

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has in a recent report named the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) as a partner...

Agric budget and threat of food insecurity

Last week, President Goodluck Jonathan presented the 2013 proposal to the joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives, where he submitted, among...

Flood: Fears of famine as East-West highway is threatened

The Delta State Government has expressed fears that, following the extensive flooding being experienced in the state, famine is looming, and that the East...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on Thursday, December 8, 2022, in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic...
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2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people in West and Central Africa can reach a record high...

2023: Vote candidates who will tackle gas flaring – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the gas industry have said that, as the 2023 general election approaches, the electorate should vote for...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on...

2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people...