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April, 2020

  • 6 April

    Mother Of 16 Defies COVID-19 Lockdown Order, Laments Hunger

    A mother of 16 children has, alongside other street traders, contravened the lockdown order by bringing out their wares to the street despite the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read Also: Thugs Storm Shoprite, Steal Dozens Of Alcoholic Drinks The traders, who sell perishables and other items in Germiston in the East …

October, 2019

  • 21 October

    55 Elephants Die Of Hunger In Zimbabwe’s Game Reserve

    Not less than 55 elephants have died of hunger and thirst in Zimbabwe’s largest natural reserve; the Hwange National Park, the country’s wildlife authorities say. Tinashe Farawo, Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority spokesperson, confirmed the deaths to State broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation on Monday. Farawo noted that the …

  • 15 October

    There’s No Hunger In Nigeria, Says Agric Minister

    Sabo Nanono, minister of agriculture and rural development, says there is no hunger in the country.  Many Nigerians have been complaining about economic hardship, with some saying the closure of land borders had taken a negative toll on them. But speaking at a press briefing on Monday, the minister said …

July, 2019

  • 16 July

    821 Million People Hungry Worldwide – UN

    More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday — the third year in a row that the number has risen. Robin Willoughby, the head of food and climate policy at Oxfam GB, said women were hit hardest by the rise in hunger. …

April, 2019

  • 24 April

    Hungry People Need Food More Than Prayer, Says OPM Founder, Chinyere (VIDEO)

    Apostle (Dr.) Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries (OPM) has said that hungry people need food more than they need prayer.  He said this at the commissioning of a free hospital his church opened in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on April 17, 2019.  “The wickedness …

  • 23 April

    Ebonyi Man Sets Self Ablaze Over Hunger

    A man, Chinedu Nweze, has reportedly set himself ablaze in Ebonyi State over his inability to feed himself.  The 37-year-old was set to have tied his own legs, doused himself with petrol before setting himself alight behind a classroom block at Saint Patrick’s Primary School in the Kpirikpiri area of …

  • 2 April

    More Than 113m People Suffered ‘Acute Hunger’ In 2018 – UN

    More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced “acute hunger” last year because of wars and climate disasters, with Africa the worst-hit region, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Yemen, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan and Syria were among the eight nations accounting for two-thirds of the total …

January, 2017

  • 27 January

    $265bn Needed To End Poverty, Hunger By 2030 – IFAD

    At least $265 billion annual investment is required to end poverty and hunger by 2030, International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, says. Kanayo Nwanze, President of IFAD, said at a UN International Conference on ‘Investing in Inclusive Rural Transformation: Innovative Approaches to Financing”. The conference is holding in Rome from …

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