From a Land of Famine to a Shining Star

Updated: Mon 3 Nov, 07:35 am

It is now three decades since Ethiopia experienced the infamous famine that cost the lives of more than a million people. The tragedy prompted the BBC's Michael Buerk to describe it as "a biblical … read more »

'Act Fast to Save Millions in West Africa'

Updated: Thu 22 Dec, 08:33 am 2011

While indicators point to a food crisis for the region in 2010, millions of lives can be saved if role players scale-up co-ordinate their efforts, according to analysts. read more »

Gambia Will End Rice Imports By 2016

Updated: Tue 4 Nov, 07:09 am

The president of the Republic has once again expressed optimism that the attainment of Vision 2016 "is possible by Allah's wish", reaffirming that the country "would not import any rice two years from … read more »