Southern Africa’s deadly drought leaving millions hungry

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Two boys carry a dead lamb to the bush. It has just died of malnutrition. The months-long drought is affecting most of southern Africa.*

According to the World Food Programme, southern Africa has received normal rainfall in just one of the past five growing seasons, with small-scale farmers the hardest hit.

The dead lamb's owner, 55-year-old Gertruida Buffel, has resorted to sharing their own food with their animals.

For two weeks she had fed her two tiny lambs a mixture of maize meal and wa…
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south africa, drought, malnutrition