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Drought and famine seem to be fuelling a resurgence of piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United States' top military chief in Africa has said.

JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Wednesday appealed for more funding to save a million people on the brink of famine affecting more than 100,000 people.

Malawi has tightened its border controls to stop profiteers smuggling much-needed maize out of the country in search of higher prices.

ABUJA (Reuters) - The United Nations' World Food Programme could in a few weeks run out of funding to feed millions living on the brink of famine in Nigeria, four people familiar with the matter sa

Millions of people in Nigeria’s northeast risks starvation after the United Nations’ World Food Programme warned it could in a few weeks run out of funding to run aid programs.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a $3.5 million contribution from the Government of Japan to provide desperately needed food assistance to tens of thousands of internally

Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro has called for urgent international action for the close to 13 million people in Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa at the risk of starvation.

HARARE Zimbabwe (Xinhua) -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Zimbabwean government on Monday jointly launched a 253 million U.S.

Climate disasters, poverty, a fragile economic environment, low agricultural output and HIV and AIDS are the major causes of hunger in Zimbabwe

Somaliland authorities say famine looms in the breakaway republic as the government suspends development programs due to a crippling drought that has killed dozens of people and most of the livesto

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