Obama announces $3bn to fight Africa's hunger


African countries will get 3 Billion Dollars from the United States to fight hunger and malnutrition.

US President Barack Obama made the pledge at the opening of the G8 summit Friday.

It is good news especially for the four African leaders including President Mills who are participating in the summit.

President Mills in his address pledged his government?s commitment to ensuring food security.

He said the government is liaising with the private sector as well traditional authorities to make land and other facilities available to end poverty and hunger on the continent.

There was commotion when Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was asked to brief the summit on the food security situation in his country.


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