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Zimbabwe faces severe famine

 

Zimbabwe is facing “man-made” starvation with 60 percent of the people failing to meet basic food needs, a United Nations special envoy said Thursday (Friday in Manila) after touring the southern African country. Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, ranked Zimbabwe among the four top countries facing severe food shortages outside nations in conflict zones. “The people of Zimbabwe are slowly getting to a point of suffering a man-made starvation,” she told a news conference in Harare, adding that eight million people would be affected by the end of the year.

AFP


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Today’s Front Page January 23, 2020

Today’s Front Page January 23, 2020