An increase in extreme weather patterns across Africa is putting the continent’s societies and economies at risk, according to the Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) at the University of Cape Town.
At least 15 people were killed in Somalia over the weekend as Tropical Cyclone Sagar brought the heaviest rains on record in the country.
Landslides in Rwanda killed at least 18 people over the weekend after heavy rains hit parts of the country once again.
More than 100 people have been killed in southern and central Kenya since April by heavy downpours and floods – and the death toll continues to rise.
Heavy rains in Kenya have revealed a fault line that geologists say could split Africa in two over the next tens of millions of years.
Conservationists in Kenya are protesting as China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) starts work on a controversial railway extension project in Nairobi National Park.
ReliefWeb says more than 3,000 families in Rwanda’s Eastern Province are facing hunger due to the impact of drought.
More than 200 renewable energy experts are meeting in Rwanda today to discuss the country’s green energy prospects.
Kenya’s ban on plastic bags comes into effect this week with offenders facing serious fines or even jail time for breaking the new regulations.
Ethiopia’s Tigray Region on Tuesday won a gold medal in a UN-backed award program recognising the world’s best policies dealing with desertification and drylands.