Gold Drops to $1,200/oz for First Time Since June in New York
Food Prices in Nigeria Will Continue to Decline, Fewsnet Says
While civil unrest in the north and “commercial banditry” in the south of the country is on the increase, 80 percent of the West African’s population will have enough food after this season’s harvest, the Washington-based organization, known as Fewsnet, said in an e-mailed statement.
Cereal prices dropped about 9 percent in Damaturu market in Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria during October, Fewsnet said.
A cholera outbreak in 15 states in September that left 234 people dead and 2,135 hospitalized was “unusually high,” and incidences of the disease usually fall after the October rainy season, it said
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