Close to 3 million Kenyans are in need of relief assistance, official said.

Kenya Pipeline Company will from next month begin compensating residents of Thange valley in Kibwezi East Constituency who were affected by an oil leak two years ago.

At the same time that King Mswati III told his subjects that Swaziland had been saved from the drought because people believed in God, the World Food Program reported 250,000 Swazi people would nee

Maputo — The World Food Program (WFP) plans to assist 700,000 people via its food aid programs in central and southern Mozambique, the agency announced Tuesday in Maputo.

Nairobi — As the ravaging drought continues to affect about 1.3 million Kenyans with estimates that the number of those in need of food and water will rise to 2.7 million by end of February, Govern

The number of people in need of food assistance in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 4.5 million, nearly twice as many as in March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Honduras must develop a long term approach to combat the impact of drought exacerbated by climate change and put the poorest and most vulnerable at the center

Some 18 million people from seven southern Africa countries require emergency food aid, according to the latest report by World Food Programme.

In Swaziland, a small land-locked country in southern Africa, the worst El Niño weather phenomenon in decades has left 25 per cent of the population, or more than 320,000 people in desperate need o

The director of UN humanitarian operations warned Tuesday that 7.6 million people in conflict-torn Yemen face severe food shortages and are "one step" from famine.

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