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.
More than 137,000 people in Somalia have been forced to flee their homes during the first quarter of 2019, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said.
Kenyans on social media have accused their government of ignoring drought victims in the north-western Turkana region following reports that at least 10 people have died of hunger.
ReliefWeb says more than 3,000 families in Rwanda’s Eastern Province are facing hunger due to the impact of drought.
Britain is set to stop sending aid to drought-hit areas in Kenya by 2024, according to the UK’s new international development secretary.
Witch doctors in parts of Uganda are sacrificing children in an attempt to bring an end to the country’s worst drought in more than half a century.
At least seven people have been killed by crocodiles on the banks of Nyabarongo River this month, according to locals.
Farmers in Kenya say they’re pessimistic about the country’s maize shortage ending anytime soon, two months ahead of the next harvest.
Ethiopia today moved to correct reports suggesting it will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people by the end of June.
Ethiopia says will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought next month.