The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s consolidated analysis of leading international datasets. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods were the highest on record. Since...
By Padili James Mikomangwa, The Exchange East Africa/NECJOGHA DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Floods caused by heavy rainfall have damaged a 120 km railway route in Tanzania causing a train to derail. According to Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC), train transport, which...
KALUNGU, UGANDA – Grief and shock gripped residents of Kamuwunga landing site in the southern Uganda district of Kalungu on Friday last week when a 17 year old boy drowned in Lake Victoria. Police identified the deceased only as David....
NAIROBI, KENYA - Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa are the result of extreme weather swings and could prove catastrophic for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts said Friday. Dense clouds of the ravenous insects...
Bonn/Kampala - In consultation with the secretariat of UN Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Republic of Uganda has decided to move the dates of the upcoming Africa Climate Week to 20 to 24 April 2020. The new dates take advantage of the...
BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicated heavy rainfall for March, April to May (MAM) season in most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GAH). “The downscaled regional objective climate forecast from eight Global Producing...
TANA RIVER, Kenya - Locusts have now spread to Tana River County, with locals in Bura Dhima village, Mbalambala area reporting that the insects have cleared vegetation covering three kilometres since Sunday. In the past few days, the locusts have...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA MOMBASA, Kenya - The Fifty Forty Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF54) has opened today in Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa. The forum taking place at the Pride Inn Paradise Hotel, will bring together climate...
Desert locusts have reached Baringo and Kiambu counties — bringing the total of infested counties in Kenya to 10. The update is from the desert locust situation update released on Monday by the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). FAO said...
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...

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