Covid-19: FG palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano
On May 17, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, delivered 110 truckloads of food items to the Kano State government to be distributed to the vulnerable and less privileged whose means of survival were affected by the lockdown directive. Two weeks later, the food items have not been distributed and have been left to rot in the open.
The threat of Covid-19 looms large in Mali's camps for the internally displaced
On the outskirts of the Malian capital Bamako, several camps for internally displaced persons shelter families who have fled violence in their regions. But with a severe lack of food, water, medical care and hygiene, the threat of Covid-19 means they are even more vulnerable than they were before the pandemic. With international aid becoming scarce, NGOs are worried the virus could spread in these camps where social distancing is impossible and the future highly uncertain. Our correspondents report.
Coronavirus pandemic reveals Germans' poor cooking skills
Germans reliance on fast food and pre-cooked meals has left them with limited culinary skills when they need them most, a food industry group said. But Germans are flocking to supermarkets and rediscovering cookbooks.
Tinubu’s chief security officer Lati Raheem is dead, FIFA to give members $150m of virus relief fund
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Crisis within a crisis: virus exacerbates food insecurity in Africa
The coronavirus pandemic risks disrupting food supplies to hundreds of millions of people across Africa. Efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 may exacerbate food insecurity that was already gripping parts of the continent before the health emergency. We speak to the FAO's Director of Emergencies, Dominique Burgeon. We also take a closer look at the situation in Kenya.
Coronavirus: Lagosians Speak on Week 2 of lockdown
It's the second week of the lockdown in parts of Nigeria, but millions are violating the stay-at-home order in search of their daily bread. In this video, residents share with GuardianTV the effects of the lockdown on their business and finances.
Police debunk falsehood of Enugu River turning into blood, NPA expects 27 ships with petroleum products, food items
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Will coronavirus spark a wave of food nationalism?
A handful of countries are hoarding food items to ensure supplies for their population as the virus crisis deepens. The export curbs could prove especially harmful for poorer nations that survive on imports.
Nigeria tracing 4,370 people for COVID-19 test, Lagos sets up temporary food markets in schools
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