An international aid group warned Friday of a growing famine risk in West Africa, amid reports of villagers raiding ant hills to take food from the insects.
Adding to an alert already sounded by the United Nations in recent days, the Oxfam group said: “A lethal mix of drought, high food prices, entrenched poverty and regional conflict is behind the crisis” hitting Chad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and northern Senegal.
While the US was was busy wargaming and scheming to overthrow more governments, Iran played a crucial role in rescuing Somalia from famine
February 6, 2012
President of the Somali Red Crescent Society has expressed gratitude to Iran for Tehran’s significant contribution of humanitarian aid to the famine-stricken African nation, Press TV reports.
“[We are here] to express our appreciation and thanks to the Iranian Red Crescent for the assistance they have [...]