Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia Turn to East Africa for Maize Support

Southern African countries, once regional food basket and a significant supplier of grain to East Africa, now faces a substantial deficit, prompting them to turn to Uganda and Kenya for maize.

Zambia, grappling with a deficit exacerbated by the ongoing drought in Southern Africa, is seeking to procure at least 500,000 tonnes of maize from Uganda.

Similarly, Kenya’s William Ruto has pledged maize to Zimbabwe to alleviate the hunger crisis in Harare. During a recent official visit to Zimbabwe,…


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