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Sudan as coordinator for Black Sea Grain Initiative

New York, USA  | Xinhua |  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday announced the appointment of Amir Mahmoud Abdulla of Sudan as the world body’s coordinator for the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Abdulla succeeds Frederick Kenney of the United States who was on loan by the International Maritime Organization as …

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Kyagulanyi asks gov’t to suspend taxes on vegetable oil, wheat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has asked the government to suspend taxes on crude vegetable oil and wheat. According to Kyagulanyi, the majority of the common people in the ghettos largely survive on meals made from wheat and oil, which are …

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Russia-Ukraine conflict wreaks havoc on African economies: Expert

As the conflict drags on, African countries with trade ties with Russia and Ukraine face wheat and fertilizer supply shortages Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Russia-Ukraine conflict has rocked several countries in Africa, particularly net importers of commodities, a senior economist has said. Tewodros Mekonnen, an economist at the …

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Russia-Ukraine conflict sparks concerns over food supply in Mideast

Food prices could higher as the recent Russia-Ukraine military conflict might further disrupt global markets Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | As the conflict continues between Russia and Ukraine, both the world’s key wheat exporters, Middle East countries relying heavily on wheat imports are likely to face further food shortages and price …

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