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Nearly eleven million people in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia are dangerously hungry and in need of humanitarian assistance. The worst drought-affected areas in Somalia are on the brink of famine.

Parliament — Parliament yesterday adopted a motion tabled by lawmakers from famine-stricken districts to urge government to declare a state of emergency in the most affected districts over prolonge

The Agricultural Development Bank (adb) has announced a total of GH¢450 million to, among other initiatives, support the government’s ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ programme.

NAIROBI, April 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is making drought and humanitarian disasters worse in the Horn of Africa, Oxfam said on Thursday, ahead of a major climate march in W

Major political events in the US and Europe have preoccupied western media over the past year.

South Africa, the continent's biggest maize producer, hard hit by an El Nino-triggered drought last year, is considering a strategic reserve as a buffer against future shortages, its agriculture mi

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.

The government has been urged to invest in research on the emerging issues affecting farmers, including the army worm.

Rwanda's government announced on Wednesday it had discovered fall armyworm on its crops, making it the third east African country afflicted by the plant-eating pest also recently spotted in Kenya.

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