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Somalia: Somalia Appeals for Global Aid to Cope With Deadly Drought

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-05 11:40
[Shabelle] Somalia on Monday called on international donors to help the Somali people who are affected by the deadly drought as the funding gap widens, Anadolu News Agency reports.

Uganda: Where Menstrual Health and the Climate Crisis Meet - Safe Girl Reusable Pads #AfricaClimateHope

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-05 10:12
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- Catherine Nakayemba was just starting high school when her very first menstrual cycle came. She wasn't sure what was happening, and thought she might be sick. In the school bathroom, she used pages from a book to stop the blood from staining her school uniform. This is the experience that launched her quest for safe and dignified menstruation for young girls and women in rural Uganda.

Africa: Nature-Positive Ventures Crucial for Continent's Future - Experts

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-05 08:14
[IPS] Toronto -- Africa's unique natural capital assets were the center of conversation at the 2022 Africa Green Economy Conference. Held in a hybrid format from June 27 to 30, participants gathered to discuss the value of nature in Africa's economy and call for more nature-positive ventures in development.

Tanzania: Private Sector Tasked to Manage Plastic Waste

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-04 17:56
[Daily News] THE government has urged the private sector to utilise opportunities in managing plastic waste, a move that will fast track Tanzania's ongoing efforts to attain the target Number 12 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

West Africa: Multiple Crises Threatening Stability and Development in Sahel - World Food Programme

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-04 08:08
[VOA] Geneva -- The World Food Program warns conflict, climate change, COVID-19, and skyrocketing prices of food, fuel, and fertilizer are further threatening stability and development prospects in Africa's Sahel region.

Africa: Africa and the Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Seizing the Opportunity in the Crisis

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2022-07-03 20:05
[Africa Renewal] Invest now in green, inclusive and resilient economies for Africa to better weather the next crisis

Africa: Renewing Transatlantic Partnerships with Africa

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2022-07-03 19:58
[Atlantic Council] Renewing transatlantic partnerships with Africa

Kenya: Govt Prioritizes Sustainable Farming Practices to Build Resilience Against Climate Change Shocks

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2022-07-03 19:38
[Capital FM] Nakuru -- The Government has prioritized sustainable farming practices in its policies and budget to ensure food and nutrition security and build resilience against climate change shocks.

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

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-02 10:07
[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 - Sat, 2022-07-02 08:31
[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.

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