Coronavirus-induced border bottlenecks slow food deliveries in East Africa | News


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By Elias Biryabarema and George Obulutsa

KAMPALA/NAIROBI (Reuters) – Bottlenecks at borders as government screen lorry drivers to contain the new coronavirus are putting the delivery of vital food supplies in East Africa at risk, the U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday.

“We could have problems feeding our beneficiaries…if the situation doesn’t improve,” Julie MacDonald, WFP’s deputy director in Uganda told Reuters. She said they only had enough food left for…



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