Rome — Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead, the United Nations food and agriculture agency has warned in a new a

Kampala — Save the Wild Fund, a Chinese not-for-profit environmental conservation organisation, has started operations to encourage companies to fund conservation of Lake Victoria.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted to the Liberian Senate for enactment a Bill titled: An Act to Amend Title 23, Natural Resources Law, Liberian Code Revised by Repealing Subchapter B, F

The deforestation activities have been outpacing the reforestation effort in turn it is costing the nation greatly, said an official from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

Port Sudan — Port Sudan, the capital of eastern Sudan's Red Sea state, witnessed major security measures on Friday to stop protesters from reaching the residence of the state governor.

Niger Governor Abubakar Bello has approved N30 million to the state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) to provide relief materials to survivors of Suleja flood.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised red alert for acute outbreaks of cholera and hepatitis E in Nigeria.

Nairobi — Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has put a ban on all unlicensed water tankers distributing water in the city.

Sennar / Shendi / Kalma — On Friday, the number of cholera deaths in El Dindir in eastern Sudan's Sennar rose to 34. The afflicted locality is short of rehydration solutions and medical staff.

Dar es Salaam — The government plans to include a new generic version of the anti-retroviral drug Dolutegravir (DTG) in the national HIV/Aids treatment protocols.