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Ethiopia blocks food aid, medical supplies from Tigray

Aid agencies are unable to restock food, health and other emergency supplies in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, where federal troops are fighting with local forces, the United Nations warned on Thursday.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed embarked on a military campaign...

USA set to offer Zimbabwe $60m in food aid

The United States says it will provide US$60.55 million to assist Zimbabwe with its food insecurity during the lean season.Early in June, Zimbabwean authorities said the southern African country’s 2019/20 maize production of 907,628 tonnes would not meet its...

Hundreds injured in a stampede over food aid in Kenyan slum (with more pictures)

Thousands of people surged for food aid in a brief stampede Friday in Kenya’s capital, desperate for help as coronavirus restrictions keep them from making a living. Police fired tear gas and injured several people, witnesses said.Residents of Nairobi’s...

Ugandan student in Italy begs for food aid

A Ugandan student in Italy has appealed for food aid from the government in Kampala to help her and other students cope amid the coronavirus pandemic.Italy, which is the world's hardest hit country in terms of number of deaths...
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Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...
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