Tanzania is turning to fossil fuels as it struggles to produce enough electricity, following a prolonged drought that has crippled the country’s hydropower plants.
Ethiopia is facing nationwide power cuts as a result of low water levels at dams, following a poor rainy season, officials have reported.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Paris on Sunday, ahead of the 2015 Climate Change Summit, which begins today.
Displaced families in Kenya’s largest city are demanding an explanation of how Sh5 billion (£32m) set aside for El Niño has been spent.
Africa has been touted the first region in the world which could power its development through renewable energy.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has unveiled a $5 million program that will increase access to energy in Tanzania.
Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a $1.1bn (over £71m) deal to construct a 550km petroleum pipeline between the two countries.
The Horn of Africa is becoming drier, as global temperatures continue to rise, according to a new study.
Ethiopia has conducted its first successful kidney transplants with the help of US university surgeons. Three kidney transplants have been successfully completed at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – the first in the country. A