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Six Billionaires Have Been Kidnapped in Africa So Far this Year

October 22, 2018 ZeroHedge 0

Tanzania: Mohammed Dewji, 43, Africa’s youngest billionaire, was recently kidnapped and then returned 9 days later – it is unknown if ransom was paid for his return. Kidnappings for ransom of wealthy businessmen is a growing problem, with most of the crimes taking place in South Africa.

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Famine Threatens Starvation for 20-Million People in Africa and Yemen

May 4, 2017 ABC News 1

Four African countries, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Yemen, are teetering on the brink of full-scale famine, putting 20-million people at risk of starvation. Nearly half of them are children. Across Somalia, it has not rained adequately for years, and the drought has caused the death of 70% of farm animals.