Malawi: MCP Rejects Plot to Overthrow Government Through Violent Means

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has rubbished President Peter Mutharika’s assertions that the opposition political party leaders are planning to topple his government through violent demonstrations.

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Uganda: Kenyan MPs Want ‘Cheap Milk Imports’ From Uganda Stopped

[East African] A Kenyan parliamentary committee has accused the Ministry of Agriculture of overseeing the collapse of the dairy industry as the local market continues to be flooded with cheap imports from Uganda despite the country producing enough milk for consumption and exportation.

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Malawi: Govt to Distribute Maize to Avert Hunger – VP Chimulirenji

[Nyasa Times] State Vice President, Everton Chimulirenji has said government has put in place strategies aimed at ensuring that no one dies of hunger in this country by providing relief food items and stocking Agriculture Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) selling point with enough maize, saying 8 129 metric tonnes of maize has been set aside for distribution to household facing hunger.

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Africa: Ocean Could Provide Over Six Times More Food Than It Does Today

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The ocean could provide over six times more food than it does now with better management and more technological innovation, scientists said on Tuesday, adding that boosting cultivation of bivalves like mussels and clams could be especially beneficial.

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Zimbabwe: Ministry of Finance Officials in No-Show At Parliamentary Meeting

[263Chat] Officials from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development today staged yet another no-show at the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting were they were due to give oral evidence to the committee on the financing strategy of the Command Agriculture program, 263Chat Business can reveal.

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