Boko Haram violence cause Cameroon food stocks to dwindle


Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants
LONDON, May 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Food shortages threaten some 200,000 people in northern Cameroon after cross-border raids by Islamist sect Boko Haram forced people to flee their homes and fields, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
Food production in one of Cameroon’s poorest regions is likely to be further hit by insecurity just as food reserves run low with the approach of the lean season, said WFP.
“Sometimes we’ve got nothing to eat. Sometimes just enough for the children,” Gombo, a mother of five who left her village near the Nigeria border …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper