Africa to face severe famine if Ukraine wheat exports stalled

Africa will face a “very serious” famine if wheat exports from Ukraine to the continent do not resume, Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is also chairperson of the African Union, said Thursday. The famine could destabilize the continent, Sall told French media outlets Radio France Internationale and France 24 television. Mentioning his meeting last week … Read more

11 infants die in hospital fire in western Senegal

A hospital fire in the western Senegalese city of Tivaouane has killed 11 newborn babies, Senegal’s President Macky Sall said late Wednesday. “I have just learned with pain and dismay the death of 11 newborn babies in the fire that occurred in the neonatology department of the Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh hospital in Tivaouane,” … Read more