By Judith Akolo, KCB Channel/ NECJOGHA  IGAD - The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) says the severe Desert Locust outbreak in the region is threatening rural food security across East Africa. IGAD Executive Secretary Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu while  calling on Member...
Nairobi, Kenya - A desert locust infestation- the worst in 25 years- is spreading through Northern Kenya after wreaking havoc in Somalia and Ethiopia, posing a significant threat to Kenya’s food security. Kenyan Agriculture Minister Mwangi Kiunjuri told a press...
By Wilson Asiimwe, New Vision  Bundibugyo, Uganda-Several residents who camped at Bubukwanga refugee transit camp and Semuliki high in Bundibugyo are still waiting for assistance to rebuild their homes after floods destroyed their houses. https://twitter.com/UgandaRedCross/status/1214536302592512001?s=20  Over 1500 residents in Bundibugyo district, were...
Longido, Tanzania - Peter Kakanji is brushing his teeth, using bristles of a stick as a toothbrush. He looks to the sky for signs of imminent rainfall because he heard last night on the radio that it would rain today. He says, “The rains started early this year and it’s still raining in several parts of the...
Kuruwitu Beach, Kenya - Kuruwitu Beach has become a model of how communities living along endangered marine zones can be involved in the protection and conservation of marine environments, and, in return reap, the benefits of the blue economy. The...
BY David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Nairobi, Kenya - The Fifty Fourth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 54) will be held in Mombasa, Kenya from 27 – 29 January 2020. GHACOF 54 will convene under the theme, "Managing Climate-Related Risks...
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Australian officials took advantage of better weather on Monday to reopen roads blocked by wildfires and move some people to safety although thick smoke stalled rescue efforts and hundreds of people remained stranded. Fires have...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned that the devastating bushfires raging in the country might go on for months. At least 24 people have died since the fires began in September. Air quality in the capital Canberra was this...
By Javier Silas Omagor, Step FM/NECJOGHA Soroti, Uganda - Despite commencement of production by Soroti Fruit factory last year, fruit farmers in Teso Sub-region still claim that they are suffering with surplus produce. In interviews with several farmers said that they...
New South Wales, Australia- A state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales, Australia, amid fears a record-breaking heatwave will exacerbate the state's bushfire crisis. The nation endured its hottest-ever day on Tuesday, but that record was smashed...

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