NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The number of people facing crisis-level food insecurity in the Eastern Africa region has increased by 18 percent to 36.5 million in October from 30.9 million a year ago, UN hum

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to adopt the World Health Organization (WHO) pneumonia guidelines in order to reduce child mortality.

JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Monday denied that it was deliberately using food as weapon of war to starve thousands of people.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Monday launched a policy on prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance to help promote prudent use of antimicrobial agents.

ARUSHA Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar has embarked on a campaign against mangrove destruction along the isles’ coastline.

KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua) -- A Nile Basin countries forum kicked off in Rwanda’s capital city Kigali highlighting cooperation in the use of Nile Basin waters.

BUJUMBURA Burundi (Xinhua) -- Over 229 houses and public infrastructures were damaged in heavy rains that hit Thursday morning in several localities in Nyanza-Lac district, in Makamba province, sou

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian authorities said Friday they have halted field work for a new aerial wildlife census in the Selous-Mikumi ecosystem due to unusual field conditions.

Scientists at the Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) have designed a forest observatory database that gives information on activities that contributes to the destructi

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Land degradation is to blame for food insecurity in Eastern Africa region, a Kenyan scientist said on Friday.

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