Food Security Alarm for East, Central Africa

Updated: Fri 15 Aug, 05:29 am

 The level of malnutrition in the region has "deteriorated precipitously" with levels currently higher than the 20 percent, exceeding the WHO's emergency threshold, experts say. read more »

Why Bill Gates is Optimistic About Africa

Updated: Thu 24 Jul, 11:49 am

Addressing students at Addis Ababa University, where he was presented with an honorary degree, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, set out why he is optimistic for Africa's … read more »

S. Sudan Children in Desperate Need of Aid

Updated: Wed 16 Jul, 10:20 am

Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières says the rates of malnutrition among children in conflict-affected areas is "shocking". read more »