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By Cara Anna, Associated Press
A new report on the Horn of Africa's worst drought in decades says Somalia has not yet fallen into famine but several parts of the country are in danger of it in the coming months.
By Aamer Madhani, Farai Mutsaka, Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is set to play host to dozens of African leaders in Washington this week as the White House looks to narrow a gaping trust gap with Africa — one that has grown wider over years of frustration about…
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
President Joe Biden plans to announce at next week's U.S.-Africa summit that his administration supports adding the African Union as a permanent member of the Group of 20 nations.
By Benedict Moran, Jorgen Samso
The mpox virus spread globally earlier this year, bringing fears of another pandemic. Many western countries fought off the outbreak with treatments and vaccines. But in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the virus remains endemic, as it has for…
By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press
African nations want to increase how much money they receive from schemes that offset greenhouse gas emissions and are looking for ways to address the issue at U.N. climate talks currently underway in Egypt.
Battling droughts, sandstorms, floods, wildfires, coastal erosion, cyclones and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, the African continent needs to adapt, but it needs funds to do so, leaders and negotiators from the continent said at the U.N. climate…
Young climate activists from African nations have high demands but low expectations for the U.N. climate conference which begins Sunday in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
By Chinedu Asadu, Associated Press
Above-average rainfall and devastating flooding have affected 5 million people this year in 19 countries across West and Central Africa, according to a new U.N. World Food Program situation report.
By Krista Larson, Associated Press
European leaders are turning to Africa for more natural gas as they try to replace Russian energy amid the war in Ukraine.
Somalia is in the midst of the worst drought anyone there can remember. More than 1 million have fled. A rare famine declaration could be made within weeks. Climate change and fallout from the war in Ukraine are in part…
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