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Japan pledges $30 billion to Africa

Japan wants to support Africa with $30 billion in development aid over the next three years, Handelsblatt reports. His country wants to work more closely with Africa as the international order is under threat following...

UN: Fifth consecutive year of reduced rainfall is forecast for the Horn of Africa

The worst drought in 40 years to hit the Horn of Africa is expected to continue as the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced today that forecasts for the October-December period show drier than normal conditions. The latest...

Mozambique begins first LNG exports in its history amid energy crisis

Mozambique is expected to ship its first-ever cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) abroad, joining the club of global exporters of the natural term at a time when the global energy crisis is pushing prices to...

Ukraine war drives 40 million people to starvation – Africa to bear brunt, US says

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said today that Russia's invasion of Ukraine will cause food insecurity for 40 million people and that sub-Saharan Africa will be hardest hit. The United States secured $4.5...

Is Putin winning the ‘war’ for Africa?

By Clara Ferreira Marques Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's charm offensive in Africa last week, part of efforts to drum up support in the face of Russia's growing isolation, has unnerved the West. Is Moscow gaining ground in...

Kenya, the story of mother Josephine: “The drought is killing my children”

Bent from hunger and now also from thirst. Throughout the Horn of Africa - Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia), 20 million people could face high levels of acute food insecurity by September, due to an exceptionally persistent drought. Water shortages have a heavy...