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FAO: World food prices drop to two-year low in November

World food prices declined in November 2018 to their lowest level in over two years, led down by much weaker vegetable oil, dairy and cereal prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

FAO: World food prices slip in September

World food prices slipped in September from the month before, with only sugar posting a rise, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

Gambians enjoy freedom post-Jammeh, but criticise economy

A year ago, Gambians wept for joy as Yahya Jammeh went into exile, bringing the curtain down on a brutal 22-year rule.

Video of university dean beating female students sparks outrage

A video showing the dean of a prominent Sudanese women’s university beating female students protesting against high food prices has gone viral, sparking outrage on social media Thursday.

Food prices remain high despite easing inflation

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 16.05 percent (year-on-year) in July 2017, even as food price pressure continued into the month under review as all major food sub-indexes increased.

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