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 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly chaired by Uganda’s Rebecca Kadaga, ended on Wednesday with the adoption of the Dhaka Declaration calling for urgent international action to save millio

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.

The worsening drought in Somalia has put the lives of 300,000 children at risk of death and starvation as the country confronts one of its worst droughts since 2011, a global aid agency said on Fri

UNITED NATIONS New York (Xinhua) -- Nearly 1.4 million children are at the risk of starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen with famine looming, said the United Nations Children’s Fund

UK aid agencies have launched a fundraising appeal to help millions of people facing hunger in East Africa.

Days after Somali’s new president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared a national disaster due to severe drought in the country, the leader has appealed for urgent food aid.

In response to the declaration of famine in several areas in the war-torn South Sudan, the UN spokesperson announced on Wednesday that aid workers have reached some 139.500 civilians in the war aff

Tired and hungry, Rebecca James is one of hundreds of South Sudanese – mainly women and children – who gathered Monday in a “refugee center” in Al-Eligat, in southern neighboring Sudan, some ten ki

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