Swarms of desert locusts that are already destroying swathes of crops across East Africa have now reached crisis-stricken South Sudan.
Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.
An oil pipeline break in South Sudan is causing environmental damage and health problem, just two months after the rupture of another pipeline in the same region.
Talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a controversial dam project in Ethiopia have resumed.
More than half a million people have been affected by floods in Somalia, according to the latest figures from the United Nations.
Kenya is set to launch a weather modelling system to help farmers protect their crops and cope with the devastation caused by floods and drought conditions.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to implement a single-use plastic ban across the country by 2020.
Ethiopia’s Agriculture Transformation Agency (ATA) is using drones and satellites to help improve the country’s food security prospects.
Talks between Ethiopia and Egypt over the construction of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam have hit a dead-end once again.
At least 60 people have been killed over the past three weeks in Sudan after the country was hit by torrential rains and flooding.