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South Sudan’s war disrupts farming, creates famine

“I went only with my fear,” said Gatluok Chuol. “If the soldiers found me, they would have killed me.” For several months last year, the 65-year-old South Sudanese farmer risked his life in order to feed his family. In July, when fighting erupted between South Sudan’s government and opposition forces …

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Exiled Gambian ex-leader Jammeh ‘to take up farming full time’

Gambia’s exiled former leader Yahya Jammeh has reportedly disclosed plans to take up farming “full time”. Quoting the Jeune Afrique newspaper, a report said that Jammeh was set to go into farming. An unnamed diplomat in Equatorial Guinea was cited as the source of the story, the report said. It was …

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