Lamu famine a sign of coming food crisis
(8. May 2008) - It was heartbreaking to watch news
footage of the Boni community in Lamu District whose lives have been
ravaged by famine. It is hard to believe Kenya, a regional economic
giant, has so many starving people.
Villagers warned on seeds, says official
Neither the Kenyan Government nor the Press have realized that "BONI"
is a derogatory term - the real name of the people affected is AWEER.
(30 April 2008, EA STANDARD) - THE Ministry of Agriculture
has defended its position on the supply of preserved sorghum seeds
that Lamu residents turned into a meal. Following a severe famine
that has gripped the district, 350 villagers in Kanga Division were
taken ill after eating the seeds that were in packets that had
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