Daily Archives: August 22, 2021

Malawi President Pledges to Intervene in Fertilizer Price Rise

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera says he will take steps to mitigate the steep rise of fertilizer prices which have doubled in the last year. He says about 80 percent of Malawi farmers can no longer afford to buy fertilizer. Farmers in Malawi say th…

For France’s Sahel Mission, Echoes of Afghanistan

The chaotic aftermath of Washington’s troop withdrawal from Afghanistan is being followed with a mix of trepidation and glee thousands of kilometers away — in Africa’s Sahel, where another foreign power, France, also vows to wind down its long-running …