Zimbabwe’s ruling party has been accused of deliberately withholding aid from opposition supporters in areas facing starvation because of drought.

The country’s human rights commission said opponents of President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party had been told they would never get any food aid.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Mugabe's Zanu-PF 'blocking food aid' amid Zimbabwe drought

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Lisa Day was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 14.

It meant her body didn’t produce insulin so to stay alive she had to inject it daily as well as take extra care with the food she ate.

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In an effort to contain the increasing scarcity of food and medicine, the government of Venezuela is moving forward with an initiative launched a couple of months ago that many at first took as a joke: the Great Mission of Sovereign Supply, headed by Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino.

Over the weekend, Gen. Padrino announced the appointment of 18 military generals and admirals to oversee the production, distribution and commercialization of 18 categories of food and items considered basic staples for Venezuela’s economy.

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For the first time since the Cold War the German government is advising citizens to stockpile food and water for use in a national emergency.

Some opposition MPs said the new civil defence concept, to go before ministers on Wednesday, was scaremongering.
Citizens are advised to store enough food to last them 10 days, because initially a disaster might put national emergency services beyond reach.

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For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Germany to tell people to stockpile food and water in case of attacks: FAS

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