Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

Alarming 25 Countries Go Hungry

WASHINGTON – Poverty, conflict and political instability mean some one billion people went hungry this year, many of them children in Africa and Asia, according to the Global Hunger Index report released Monday. Out of 122 countries included in the

Kenya’s famous elephants die of drought, poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya — Poaching and drought-related hunger have killed more than 100 of Kenya’s famous elephants in the north of the country so far this year, conservationists say. Zoologist Iain Douglas-Hamilton, who founded Save the Elephants, said the drought is

New cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe

Cases in rural east of country raise fears of repeat of recent epidemic that killed more than 4,000 people. Cholera is spread through infected water. Cholera has returned to Zimbabwe amid fears of a repeat of the recent epidemic that

5 million Zimbabweans face starvation

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) — The “humanitarian situation remains serious” in Zimbabwe amid cholera, starvation and a continuing economic crisis, a United Nations official said Wednesday at a World Humanitarian Day ceremony in Harare. The cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe resulted in