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17 Mar 2017 description
report IRIN

By Obi Anyadike, Editor-at-Large and Africa Editor

Farmers, traders and consumers across East and Southern Africa are feeling the impact of consecutive seasons of drought that have scorched harvests and ruined livelihoods.

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17 Dec 2014 description
  • A favorable distribution of rainfall was observed over Southern Africa during the past week.

  • Seasonally-dry weather observed in Eastern Africa.

26 Dec 2012 description

 Torrential rains continued for a second week across northern Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi.

 Locally heavy daily rains impacted parts of Kenya.

04 Oct 2012 description

Assemblée générale Soixante-septième session Conseil de sécurité Soixante-septième année Point 64 b) de l’ordre du jour provisoire**
Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique : progrès accomplis dans la mise en œuvre et appui international : les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique


03 Oct 2012 description

General Assembly
Sixty-seventh session
Item 64 (b) of the provisional agenda**
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in
implementation and international support: causes of
conflict and the promotion of durable peace and
sustainable development in Africa

Security Council
Sixty-seventh year


06 Dec 2011 description

Luanda – The nationwide aid raising campaign launched on October 21 12 by Angolan Government to assist the people of Somolia hit by a severe famine resulting from drought has scored positive results, Angop learned Tuesday in Luanda.

This was said by the secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Rui Mangueira, at the closing of the campaign, after receiving about 800 tonnes of foodstuffs donated by several companies of the public sector.

27 Oct 2011 description

Luanda – An amount of UD 50,000 from the civil society donation has already been collected in response to the campaign of solidarity aimed at assisting the famine and drought victims in horn of Africa, Somalia.

The data were released Thursday by the Foreign Affairs’ State secretary, Rui Mangueira, while speaking to the press during the hand over ceremony of donations comprising food stuff and hygienic items by the Association of Young Angolan Students from Zambia (Ajapraz).

23 Oct 2011 description

Luanda – A campaign of solidarity with the people of Somalia, who are going through a difficult situation due to prolonged drought, was launched in Luanda on Friday by the Angolan Executive.

The campaign, which is co-ordinated by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, will last two weeks and has the objective to collect goods and financial resources.

25 Aug 2011 description

Luanda - Angola will announce Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a Usd 5.0 million aid to help relieve the humanitarian situation prevailing in Somalia.

This was said Wednesday in Luanda by the Angolan Foreign minister, George Chicoti.

The minister was speaking to the press short before leaving for Ethiopia, where he will attend, in representation of the head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, the Summit of African Heads of State under the aegis of the continental organisation.