The Kenya Livestock Insurance Programme (KLIP) will pay pastoralists in six counties affected by drought Sh214 million to cover their herd losses.

Joyce Matheka’s one acre farm located in Makueni County in lower-eastern Kenya was a spectacle to behold on Friday thanks to a lush green foliage that announced a bumper harvest in the near future.

Three-month old Abshir, pictured at Garowe General Hospital in Puntland, Somalia, is suffering from malnutrition-related complications pictures by: Tom Pilston/Save the Children

The party unveiled a water plan yesterday to be presented to the city's leaders.

It is the lament of a parched land, where women cry for thirsty children, and farmers’ hope is spent.

THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) donated N$49 million for drought assistance in Namibia.

The Kenyan ministry of agriculture and leading insurance companies on Monday announced 2.5-million-U.S.-dollar compensation for 12,000 pastoral households affected by drought in six counties.

DURBAN – eThekwini metro municipality residents are being punished because of poor water management, the Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal said on Sunday.

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town’s water crisis warning on electronic freeway signboards has gone live, indicating how much water the metro has left at current consumption rates.

Kenya intends to raise new funds from multilateral donors and local corporations to support humanitarian assistance for an estimated 3 million people affected by the current drought, officials said