By ELIAS MESERET and CARA ANNA ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some of the world’s most vulnerable...
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...
UN NEWS - Tijani Muhammad-Bande was addressing the International Organization for Renewable Energy High-Level meeting on the particular threat faced by Small Island Developing States, or SIDS, and their partners in development.  “Inaction will put at risk all life on...
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...
Schizophrenia affects millions of people around the world and is a chief contributor to disability. Researchers are still working to uncover all the risk factors that could facilitate the development of this condition. A new study suggests that air...
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...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda - The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has said that the current rains are likely to spill into January 2020 for most parts of the country. In a statement released by UNMA early this month...
JOJANNESBURG, South Africa - The 23rd edition of the Solar Show Africa Conference will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March 30 to April 1, 2020. It is the largest conference and exhibition on solar energy in Africa....
As 2019 draws to a close, it remains on track to be the second or third warmest year on record. The final ranking will be confirmed in January by the World Meteorological Organization, which consolidates leading international temperature datasets. More...
By Padili Mikomangwa, Daily News/NECJOGHA (with contributions from Salma Said and Mubaraka Islam) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Heavy rains in the Tanzania commercial city of Dar es Salaam on Tuesday caused floods damaging property estimated in billions of shillings. The...

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