NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has proposed exempting staples maize and bread from taxes under a proposed law that has fanned widespread discontent but consumer groups say the concession is not enough. Full story
LONDON/ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Egypt is treading a fine line in efforts to stave off a potential crisis in its subsided bread program as the cash-strapped government buys wheat on international markets for the first time since February and imported stocks hit historically low levels. Full story
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with the CEO of the world largest bread producer about his plans to acquire brand names and grow his company.
Civilians carrying bread and purchases are seen through a damaged bus at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels' control and Al-Masharqa neighbourhood, an area controlled by the regime, July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Malek Alshemali (SYRIA -
A man buys bread from a vendor on the eve of general elections along a street in Highfields, Harare July 30 2013. Heavily armed riot police deployed in potential election flashpoints in Zimbabwe on Tuesday on the eve of a poll showdown between President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvang
People buy bread and pitajka for iftar at a bakery, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Prizren, about 90 km southwest of the capital Pristina, July 27, 2013. Picture taken July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Hazir Reka (KOSOVO - Tags: FOOD RELIGION)
A man offers money to buy bread at a bakery in Cairo March 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany