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Drought and flooding hit South Sudan

Famine threatens the lives of up to 5.5 million people in South Sudan, where droughts and flooding destroyed crops and livestock, compounding “intense political...

Central African Republic facing famine

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Endemic violence in Central African Republic is pushing the country toward famine with 63% of the population already needing emergency aid, the...

Why Somalia’s drought is not another famine

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At the height of Somalia's 2011 famine, Madow Mohamed had to leave her crippled five-year-old son Abdirahman by the side of the...

UN Security Council sees conflict as a major cause of famine

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Grave concern about the threat of famine facing some 20 million people in conflict-affected Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria has...

US slams South Sudan on “man-made” famine

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The United States slammed South Sudan's President Salva Kiir for the African state's "man-made" famine and ongoing conflict, urging him to fulfil...

Famine fast becoming reality in Somalia and South Sudan

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Millions of people face famine in Somalia and South Sudan and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence...

Millions across Africa and in Yemen at risk of death from...

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Warning of increasing risk of mass deaths from starvation in many countries in Africa and in Yemen due to worsening drought and...

Cholera spreads in famine-threatened Somalia

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Deadly cholera is spreading through drought-ravaged Somalia as clean water sources dry up, a top aid official said, deepening a humanitarian crisis...

Hunger and HIV – a deadly mix for Ugandan children

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Seven-year-old Esther Agutti weighs seven kg - a third of the weight of the average child her age. She has been in hospital...

South Sudan government to blame for famine, still buying arms –...

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South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...