Tigray risks starvation as ‘anti-farming campaign’ underway claims official – Eye on Africa

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    A deliberate “campaign” to prevent farming is unfolding in Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray, a top regional official said, warning that the result will be “starvation.” With islamist extremism beginning to expand South beyond the Sahel,  we bring you to an anti-terror academy which  has been built in Ivory Coast. And finally women in the fishing industry have been hit hard by the pandemic we bring you a report from Senegal.

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