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Liberia: New UN Financing Initiative Goes Live to Power Climate Action

Climate change in Africa News - 6 hours 22 min ago
[New Dawn] A new UN-led financing tool to strengthen weather and climate forecasting, improve life-saving early warning systems, safeguard jobs, and underpin climate adaptation for long-term resilience, officially opened for business on Thursday.

Somalia: Drought, Famine-Like Conditions Mar Somalia's 62nd Birthday

Climate change in Africa News - 7 hours 58 min ago
[VOA] Washington -- Somalis across the world marked 62 years of independence Friday with little jubilation and much concern about a future blackened by drought, food shortages, and inflation.

Ghana: UN-Habitat to Support Ghana Improve Urbanisation, Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-01 17:03
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, has said the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, renewed its commitment to partner the government of Ghana in attaining sustainable urbanisation and improving climate change adaptation.

Egypt: Presidential Delegation Briefs AU Official On Latest COP27 Preparations #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-01 13:43
[Egypt Online] A delegation from the Egyptian presidency for the COP27 held Thursday a meeting with Deputy Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Monique Nsanzabaganwa, where they briefed her on the latest preparations for COP27, to be held in Sharm el Sheikh in November.

Ethiopia: Landmines Add to Drought Woes of Ethiopian Herders

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-01 10:57
[VOA] Chifra -- The battles between Ethiopian government-aligned troops and Tigrayan forces may have stopped, but herders in western Afar region are left fighting for survival.

South Africa: Water and Sanitation On Slight Increase of the Dam Levels in Limpopo This Week

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-06-30 15:54
[Govt of SA] A slight increase of the dam levels in Limpopo this week

South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu Closes Youth Month Programme and Hands Over Newly-Built Houses for Older Persons Affected By Floods in KwaZulu-Natal

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-06-30 15:52
[Govt of SA] Minister Zulu to close Youth Month Programme and handover newly-built houses for older persons affected by floods in KZN

Gambia: Residents of Serrekunda Bartez Encounter Flooding After Heavy Downpour Last Week

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-06-30 12:41
[Foroyaa] The National Assembly Member for Serrekunda Hon. Musa Cham, together with the Bartez Ward Councilor Hon. Karim Darboe, conducted a site visit after a heavy downpour, which inundated many compounds within the ward.

Tanzania: Coast Region 2,200 People to Benefit From Climate Change Project

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-06-30 11:34
[Daily News] MORE than 2,200 women and men who are vulnerable to climate change in the Coast Region are expected to benefit from the People, Prosperity, Planet (PPP) project.

Seychelles: Fisherman Diving Deeper to Catch Octopus

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-06-30 09:15
[Africa Renewal] Due to climate change, there are fewer octopuses now and the sea is rougher

Zimbabwe: 'ZRBF's Nutrition Program Bearing Fruits'

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-06-29 17:05
[263Chat] The ZRBF is a long-term development initiative with an overall objective of contributing to the increased capacity of communities to protect development gains in the face of recurrent shocks and stresses development of Zimbabwe

Kenya: Drought Worst-Hit Counties - Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, Turkana, Worst Hit By Drought

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-06-29 12:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Mandera, Marsabit, Turkana, and Wajir counties have been hardest hit by the ongoing drought after four failed seasons in parts of the country, the National Drought Management Authority has said.

Kenya: Govt Disburses Sh 1.1 Billion to Vulnerable Families in 4 Drought-Hit Counties

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-06-29 12:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Government has disbursed Sh1.1bn to vulnerable families in Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera, and Turkana counties to cushion them against the ravaging drought.

Africa: Health-Climate Alliance Launched to Help Countries Turn Commitments Into Action

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-06-29 10:57
[WHO] The World Health Organization and the United Kingdom government have launched a new health and climate change platform to support countries' efforts to implement commitments they made at last year's UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) to achieve resilient and low carbon, sustainable health systems.

Kenya: As We Talk Climate Change Solutions, Politicians Should Start Doing Their Jobs #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-06-29 10:54
[allAfrica] Harare -- If I were to take a wild guess, I bet that when I talk about who is affected by climate change, your first thought wouldn't be you, your friends or family.

Liberia: Put Women's Rights 'Front and Centre' of Climate Policies - Bachelet

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-06-29 10:41
[New Dawn] Although climate change threatens everyone, women and girls often suffer its harshest and most violent consequences, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday.

South Africa: President Ramaphosa Discusses Climate, Energy and Health At G7 Leaders' Summit

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-06-28 15:34
[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a successful visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, where he attended the G7 Leaders' Summit, at the invitation of the German Chancellor H.E Mr Olaf Scholz.

Nigeria: Senate Backs Climate Change in Nigeria

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-06-28 14:17
[Vanguard] The Senate has begun the process that would help in mitigating against what it described as Climate Change in Nigeria .

Somalia: FAO Appeals for U.S.$172 Million to Help Avert Famine and Humanitarian Catastrophe

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-06-28 12:58
[Shabelle] Rome - With the increasing risk of famine in the Horn of Africa due to severe and prolonged drought conditions, urgent life-saving and livelihood assistance is needed to avert a humanitarian catastrophe, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned today.

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