Tag: Drought

Rising Kenyan Tea, Coffee Export Prices To Ease Drought Impact

Rising prices for Kenyan tea and coffee exports will help offset the impact from a drought that has been hurting the East African nation's...

Drought: EU Pledges Continuous Support for Malawi

By Lameck Masina The European Union has pledged its continued support towards vulnerable communities facing food shortages in Malawi. An EU commissioner made the pledge...

Namibia: China Supports Relief Programmes for Drought-Hit Communities

The Chinese Embassy in Namibia on Tuesday donated U.S $ 44, 000 to the Namibia National Disaster Emergency fund. At an event in the...

Zimbabwean Scientists Unveil Maize Seeds Resistant to Heat, Drought

  By Sebastian Mhofu Scientists in Zimbabwe say they have developed new heat- and drought-tolerant varieties of maize that may be ready for sale ahead of...

Kenya: Cry for Help as Drought Hits Region

By Abdimalik Hajir A humanitarian crisis is looming in Garissa County following a severe drought that has affected thousands of pastoralist families. Water sources have dried...

Zambia: How Drought Conditions Push up Food Prices

By Danstan Kaunda Lower harvests of maize, wheat and sugarcane as a result of severe weather in the region are pushing up prices for Zambia's...

Africa Needs Partner to Battle Drought

Experts at the Africa Drought Conference that concluded last week in Windhoek said that China has a lot to offer for Africa's capacity building...

Namibia: Drought A Risk, Not Disaster- Prime Minister

By Matthew Dlamini Namibian Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says droughts should not be seen as a disaster, but rather a risk which could happen...

South Africa: Newly Empowered Black Farmers Ruined By Drought

By Desmond Latham Almost half a decade of drought across most of South Africa has led to small towns in crisis and food imports for...