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.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has called upon the United Nations to grant permanent seats on the Security Council for African nations.
Millions of people in Somalia are at risk from severe hunger, aid agencies are warning, as the ongoing climate emergency places increasing pressure on the Horn of Africa nation.
Ethiopia has planted more than 350 million trees in one day, which officials believe is a world record – as part of an initiative to combat climate change.
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 six people have been killed during torrential rains that caused floods, landslides and widespread damage in Burundi’s capital city.
Experts in Rwanda are calling for more research and innovation in the country’s battle against climate change.
The world’s health is declining faster than expected, the UN has said ahead of its environment assembly in the Kenyan capital this week.