Tag: drought

South Sudanese President calls for international assistance

South Sudanese President calls for international assistance
February 26, 2017
Africa/World

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir is calling on international assistance on humanitarian aid. In an exclusive interview with CGTN’s Girum …More Here

UN warning of the worst drought in Africa in 60 years

UN warning of the worst drought in Africa in 60 years
February 18, 2017
Africa/World

The UN has warned parts of Africa are facing the worst drought in 60 years. By some accounts, more than …More Here

Drought, Then Floods Hit Ethiopia’s Economy

Drought, Then Floods Hit Ethiopia’s Economy
May 17, 2016
Analysis

Floods in Ethiopia, which come on the heels of the worst drought in 50 years, have already claimed the lives …More Here

El Nino Drought Leaves 28 Million Southern Africans Hungry

El Nino Drought Leaves 28 Million Southern Africans Hungry
May 17, 2016
Africa/World

MUDZI, ZIMBABWE — The land is dry, as are the rivers in southern Africa, where crops are scarce and 28 …More Here

Ethiopia to buy close to 500,000 tonnes of wheat

Ethiopia to buy close to 500,000 tonnes of wheat
March 22, 2016
Addis News

Addis Ababa, March 22, 2016 (FBC) – The Ethiopian government has issued an international tender to buy around 499,000 tonnes …More Here

Ethiopia Prime Minister Desalegn appeals for emergency food aid

Ethiopia Prime Minister Desalegn appeals for emergency food aid
March 18, 2016
Videos

Ethiopia is calling on the international community to donate more toward emergency food aid for millions of people, amid a …More Here

Spring rains bring some relief to Ethiopia’s hunger crisis

Spring rains bring some relief to Ethiopia’s hunger crisis
March 2, 2016
Addis News

ADDIS ABABA, March 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Rain in parts of Ethiopia is bringing some relief to Africa’s second …More Here

Ethiopia drought: ‘More trouble predicted’ – BBC VIDEO

Ethiopia drought: ‘More trouble predicted’ – BBC VIDEO
February 7, 2016
Addis News

Ethiopia drought: ‘More trouble predicted’ 5 February 2016 Last updated at 07:45 GMT After two failed rains and the threat …More Here

Drought tests a changed Ethiopia

Drought tests a changed Ethiopia
February 1, 2016
Addis News

FEDETO/ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jan 31 (Reuters) – On a treeless plain in eastern Ethiopia, thousands of destitute pastoralists have set …More Here

10 million people facing food emergency in Ethiopia as El Nino bites

10 million people facing food emergency in Ethiopia as El Nino bites
December 8, 2015
Analysis

Addis Ababa: December 8, 2015 – The toll from Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years is escalating, with officials dramatically …More Here