Climate change in Africa News

Subscribe to Climate change in Africa News feed Climate change in Africa News
All Africa, All the Time.
Updated: 2 hours 27 min ago

Southern Africa: Funding Key to Curbing Southern Africa Climate Disasters

Thu, 2019-08-29 13:13
[CAJ News] CLIMATE change is a severe challenge in Southern Africa, as evidenced by South Africa, Madagascar, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe losing hundreds of people due to a succession of cyclones earlier this year.

Zimbabwe: More Support for Cyclone Idai Survivors

Thu, 2019-08-29 11:48
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean churches Wednesday joined hands with First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa's Angel of Hope Foundation continue to chip in with humanitarian assistance towards Cyclone Idai survivors.

Angola: UN Releases U.S.$465 Million to Tackle Drought

Thu, 2019-08-29 11:33
[ANGOP] Luanda -The United Nations has made available USD 465 million for the implementation of projects designed to mitigate the effects of the drought hitting the southern provinces of Huíla, Namibe and Cunene.

Kenya: Worsening Drought, Hunger Put Over 2.5 Million at Risk of Starvation

Thu, 2019-08-29 10:39
[Nation] More than 2.5 million Kenyans are facing starvation as drought and food security situation in the country continues to deteriorate, says National Drought Management Authority (NDMA).

Angola: Weather Forecasters Told to Tackle Drought Effects in Angola

Thu, 2019-08-29 10:26
[ANGOP] Luanda -Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) 's meteorologists have been urged to conduct studies aimed at effectively understanding the dry climate phenomenon which occurs in the southern region of Angola, in order to take effective measures in due time.

Nigeria: Flood Destroys 300 Houses in Buhari's Hometown

Thu, 2019-08-29 08:10
[Premium Times] Flood has destroyed more than 300 houses in Daura and environs in Katsina State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.

East Africa: More People, Less Water? Scientists See Risks On Upper Nile

Thu, 2019-08-29 07:55
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Rapid population growth, combined with a hike in hot and dry years, is likely to dramatically increase the number of people suffering water scarcity on the upper River Nile, climate change scientists said on Wednesday.

Ghana: Heavy Rains in Wa West Cut Off 19 Communities

Wed, 2019-08-28 14:52
[Ghanaian Times] Dabo -PResidents of Dabo Electoral Area have been cut off from the rest of the Wa West District in the Upper West Region due to heavy rains.

Southern Africa: Angola Hosts SADC Climate Forum

Wed, 2019-08-28 10:30
[ANGOP] Luanda -At a time it prepares to ratify its membership of the Southern African Meteorological Association (MASA) in the near future, Angola is hosting as from Wednesday the 23rd Southern African Regional Climate Forum (SARCOF-23) for the first time).

Nigeria: Red Cross Calls for Support As Floods Ravage 25 States

Wed, 2019-08-28 10:11
[Daily Trust] Judd-Leonard Okafor -Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) has called on governments, individuals and corporate organizations to mitigate the effects of floods that have displaced thousands of people across 25 states.

Botswana: Botswana's Wildlife Threatened By Severe Drought

Tue, 2019-08-27 19:03
[The Patriot] - Water shortage exacerbates human/wildlife conflicts

Africa: South Africa's Survival Guide to Climate Change

Tue, 2019-08-27 15:16
[New Frame] While changes to environmental policy on the national level happen at a glacial pace, cities can quickly implement positive strategies, if there is citizen buy-in.

Sudan: 60 Dead, 100+ Injured By Sudan Floods

Tue, 2019-08-27 12:13
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The Sudanese Ministry of Health stated that the heavy rains and floods that swept the country the last few months have killed 60 and injured at least 100.

Sudan: Khartoum State Wali - Housing Plan Set for Flood-Affected Citizens of Wad Ramli

Tue, 2019-08-27 12:02
[SNA] Khartoum State Wali: Housing Plan Set for Flood-affected Citizens

Malawi: Malawi Farmers Diversify to Fight Climate Change

Tue, 2019-08-27 11:48
[UN News] Farmers in Malawi are diversifying their crops and adopting sustainable technologies as they look at ways to adapt to a changing climate.

Gambia: NA Health Committee Visit Communities Struck By Storms

Tue, 2019-08-27 11:36
[Foroyaa] The National Assembly Select Committee on Health, Women, Children and Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, is conducting sight visits to the communities that have been struck by the past storms.

Zimbabwe: Public Consultation On Climate Adaptation Strategy Opens

Tue, 2019-08-27 11:23
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has launched a public consultation process on a draft National Adaptation Plan (NAP) that aims at strengthening the country's response to climate hazards such as floods, storms, water scarcity and droughts among others that it is increasingly facing.

Seychelles: Indian Ocean Migration Being Discussed in Seychelles

Tue, 2019-08-27 10:42
[Seychelles News Agency] Issues surrounding migration in the region -- including maritime security, climate change, human trafficking and health risks -- are being discussed in Seychelles this week by members of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC).

Zimbabwe: Elephants Wreak Havoc At Solar-Irrigated Farm

Mon, 2019-08-26 12:33
[Zimbabwe Standard] When one of Zimbabwe's first solar mini-grid systems was installed in this drought-prone village near the Botswana border in 2016, residents thought their problems were solved.

Sudan: Scholars Commission Calls for Concerted Efforts to Ward Off Flooding Impacts

Mon, 2019-08-26 11:03
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan Scholars Commission has called for concerted efforts to ward off impacts of floods and rains which hit all states of Sudan.