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Uganda: Tragic Irony of Hunger Deaths in Karamoja Amid Climate Adaptation Technologies

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-08-12 10:08
[IPS] Kampala -- Hundreds of people have died of famine in Uganda's Karamoja region, and local leaders say that some people are now eating grass to survive.

Rwanda: Climate Change, Resilient Health Systems Take Centre Stage at Kigali Global Dialogue

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-08-12 09:19
[New Times] The ongoing Kigali Global Dialogue conference is a unique think tank for leaders to share experiences and solutions as well as provide an occasion to establish new partnerships between countries.

Africa: Climate Change Conclusion - Time for Bold Action

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-08-12 08:21
[IPS] Portland, USA -- With climate change bringing about increasing numbers of human deaths and untold suffering, and rising economic, social, and environmental consequences worldwide, it's time for governments to take bold action to address the climate change emergency.

Sudan: Heavy Rainfall Across Sudan Kills At Least Three People

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-11 15:30
[Dabanga] Khartoum / Shendi / Wad Madani / Nyala -- Several regions across Sudan have again witnessed heavy rainstorms on Tuesday, killing at least three people and partially destroying hundreds of homes across River Nile state, Khartoum, El Gezira, and South Darfur.

South Africa: In Drought-Stricken Mandela Bay, Leaking Taps Are Wasting Precious Water #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-11 12:21
[GroundUp] We reported a leaking standpipe 18 months ago. It is still leaking

Ghana: 2 Bodies Sign MOU to Research Into Climate Change Mitigation

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-11 11:06
[Ghanaian Times] The Rural Urban Partnership for Africa (RUPFA) Ghana has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with African Research Center to promote the funding and implementation of a research project on climate change mitigation, biodiversity restoration and sustainable livelihoods in Ghana.

Somalia: Drought Displacement Tops 1 Million

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-11 11:05
[VOA] Mogadishu -- The number of people displaced by the record-breaking drought in Somalia has topped one million, with the United Nations warning of widespread famine if emergency needs are not soon met.

Uganda: Rwamirama Warns of Climate Change As He Opens Jinja Agricultural Show

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-11 10:07
[Nile Post] The minister of State for Agriculture, Bright Rwamirama has said the national agricultural show provides a platform for local and foreign firms to showcase their innovations and technologies.

Kenya: Youth Help Communities Prepare for Disaster #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-11 07:24
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Katilu, Kenya -- Young volunteers in the east African nation are spreading the word about extreme weather such as drought as climate change worsens

Seychelles: COP27 Agenda - Seychelles' President Meets With Comorian Special Envoy #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-10 15:30
[Seychelles News Agency] The need for small island states to join together to defend their interests at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt was a message sent by Comoran President Azali Assoumani to his Seychelles counterpart, Wavel Ramkalawan on Tuesday.

Uganda: Secure Our Future By Optimizing Transport Assets and Climate Chaos

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-10 12:57
[Nile Post] Secure our Future by Optimizing Transport Assets and Climate Chaos

Sudan: Heavy Rains and Floods Cause More Disruption in Sudan

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-10 10:58
[Dabanga] Khartoum / Wad Madani / Zalingei / El Fasher -- Heavy rains and floods continue to impact Sudanese all over the country. Yesterday, floods caused serious disruption in Khartoum and other states whilst El Gezira witnessed significant damage in the past days.

Africa: 58 Percent of Human Infectious Diseases Can Be Worsened By Climate Change

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-10 10:38
[The Conversation Africa] Climate change can exacerbate a full 58% of the infectious diseases that humans come in contact with worldwide, from common waterborne viruses to deadly diseases like plague, our new research shows.

Nigeria: Flood - UNICEF, Red Cross Lift 5,000 Kaduna Households With N175 Million

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 13:29
[Leadership] United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Nigeria Red Cross, have disbursed a total sum of N175million to 5,000 households in three LGAs in Kaduna State as part of measures to mitigate flooding impact in 2022 rainy season.

Nigeria: Flood Kills 3, Displaces 495 Families in Kano

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 11:16
[Daily Trust] The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says flood has killed three persons and displaced 495 families in Ajingi Local Government Area of the state.

Gambia: Unprecedented Heavy Downpours Leaves Tens of Families Homeless Within Km

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 10:35
[Foroyaa] Many families within the Kanifing Municipality (KM), have been left homeless as a result of last weekend's long hours of unprecedented heavy downpours. The accumulating water of the heavy rains encroached inside houses, as videos of some falling buildings and fences streamed on social media.

Africa: Fact Sheet - U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 09:01
[White House] [AllAfrica editors' note - The full document can be found here>> ]

Africa: Top Biden Administration Cabinet Member Spells Out Africa Policy

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 08:37
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Spelling out the Biden Administration's new strategy for sub-Saharan Africa on Monday, the United States Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, both declared that the U.S. and African nations should be "equal partners" and appealed for support for Ukraine's defence of its territorial integrity.

Africa: U.S. Secretary of State Blinken on Africa Strategy - Full Text

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 07:09
[State Department] Pretoria -- The text of a speech delivered by U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on August 8, 2022:

Africa: U.S. Secretary of State Denies Visiting Africa to Counter Russia

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-09 06:46
[State Department] Victoria Yards, Johannesburg, South Africa - August 8, 2022

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