Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.
The UN food security agency fears more than 5.5 million people in South Sudan could face hunger in 2020.
The European Union (EU) has allocated €50 million to help fight the spread of Ebola and malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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.
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has ambitious plans for the next three financial years: the taxman is aiming to almost double the number of taxpayers to seven million, both by encouraging taxpayers to pay their fair share, blocking delinquent taxpayers
A third of Burundi’s population will need humanitarian assistance in 2018, the UN said on Tuesday.
South Sudan’s government is using food as a weapon of war against civilians, according to a United Nations sanction monitors report, seen by Reuters last week.
Farmers in Kenya say they’re pessimistic about the country’s maize shortage ending anytime soon, two months ahead of the next harvest.
Uganda has confirmed a plague of fall armyworm caterpillars has infested 20 districts, putting a million tonnes of maize at risk if the infestation isn’t controlled urgently.