At least 14 people have been killed in the Somali town of Baidoa after soldiers clashed over food aid.
Drought-stricken Somali is facing a cholera outbreak as the country’s clean water sources dry up, according to aid officials.
The government of Uganda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are calling for urgent support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who enter Uganda on a daily basis.
Dozens of people have been killed during violent clashes between rival farming tribes in drought-stricken parts of Kenya.
The executive director of German NGO, Menschen für Menschen (People for People), warns that Ethiopia risks enduring another famine in the near future.
Somalia’s president has declared a national disaster in the country as it continues to grapple with a prolonged drought.
United Nations aid agencies say they only have two months to avert a catastrophe in drought-stricken Somalia.
Tanzania’s prime minister and minister of agriculture both reassured the public this week that the country has plenty of food, amid doubt concerns in the East African nation.
At least 41 people have been killed by landslides in Ethiopia’s southwestern Wolaita zone, following heavy rains on Monday.
The Ethiopian government is calling on the country’s private sector for help in its battle against drought and land restoration efforts.