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2005-12-07 05:44:15

By Mabvuto Banda BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Two Malawian youths were shot and wounded after police opened fire on a hungry crowd fighting to buy government-subsidized maize amid worsening food shortages in the drought-hit country, police said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.