Kenya: Over 2 Million at Risk of Starvation

More than two million Kenyans are staring at the food crisis in July as the effects of a drought that hit food production and led to increased prices continue to bite. This comes even as the country’s grain reserves dwindle, … Read More

Drought: Too little, too late

Since Independence folks in the marginalised and neglected northern regions have developed a depressing familiarity with drought and hunger. As a biting drought cuts a swathe of suffering across much of the north and northeastern parts of Kenya, imperilling nearly … Read More

Cholera epidemic fears in Somalia and Kenya as severe flooding forces families to flee their homes

More than 150,000 people have been forced to flee north eastern Kenya after the River Tana burst its banks CREDIT: ANDREW KASUKU /AP A potentially lethal epidemic of cholera and other disease is set to sweep parts of Somalia and Kenya after severe flooding left … Read More