OSMANABAD: Rows of mangalsutras, anklets and earrings hang forlornly in Razzak Shaikh’s make-shift stall in Walvad village market in Osmanabad district’s arid Bhoom taluka.

Prolonged dry spell coupled with an economic downturn is stifling traditional food sellers' trade in Namibia, causing a fall in their income.

Severe drought ravaging Somalia, coupled with conflict and evictions, has displaced more than 137,000 people from their homes from January to March, the United Nations refugees agency said Thursday

The lack of budget in Ohangwena Region is hindering water provision, particularly to the much drought-stricken constituencies that to date have no water pipelines.

Kenya said on Wednesday it has spent 1.88 billion shillings (18.8 million U.S. dollars) to ease effects of biting drought that is affecting at least 1.1 million citizens.

Zimbabwe appealed on Tuesday for $613 million in aid from local and foreign donors to cover food imports and help with a humanitarian crisis after a severe drought and a cyclone that battered the e

Kampala — The government has warned of impending famine in most parts of the country, cautioning traders to limit food exports and families to start food rationing.

The continued dry spell across several parts of the country could depress economic growth and lead to an increase in inflation over the next one year.

As the drought continues in Southern Province and bore holes dry up, a serious water crisis has left residents of Choma's Pangwe area drawing drinking water from shallow wells used by livestock.

UN warns of ongoing food insecurity in Africa, Al Jazeera looks at how Kenya is dealing with a regional hunger crisis.

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