Funds shortage forces UN to cut emergency food aid for 400,000 in Nigeria
The decision to cut aid for some believed to be on the brink of famine comes as the onset of the annual rains threaten to exacerbate the humanitarian crisis.
Hunger to hit emergency levels in Ethiopia despite rains
The number of Ethiopians in need of food aid will rise beyond the current 7.7 million, experts say.
Nigeria's hungriest face starvation as aid funds dry up in northeast - UN
Aid agencies say northeast Nigeria is on the brink of famine after two years of missed harvests, with a third missed year likely
What's needed to prevent another famine in Somalia?
Experts share what's needed to prevent another famine in Somalia in debate co-hosted with U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization
Egypt's Sisi pledges measures to ease strain on poor
Affordable food is an explosive political issue in Egypt where tens of millions of people live below the poverty line
FACTBOX -Security fears, drought and famine plague Somalia
6 million, or half of the population, are in need of aid
'Towards a Perfect Storm': Fighting back famine in north-east Nigeria
Without a massive scale-up in international support, the situation is set to get even worse. A ‘perfect storm’ is looming on the horizon
Nigerian officials jailed for selling food aid in famine-hit district
On the orders of the head of the local government, they sold rice donated by the Norwegian Refugee Agency. The local chief himself is believed to have absconded.