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El Niño-triggered drought leads to severe hunger in southern Africa

El Niño-triggered drought leads to severe hunger in southern Africa

A devastating drought driven by the El Niño weather pattern has led to widespread crop failure in Zambia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, resulting in severe food shortages and national emergency declarations.

Jenipher Changwanda and Freddie Clayton report for Yale Environment 360.

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Famine risk worsens in Horn of Africa

The risk of famine in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia keeps getting worse with the prospects of another bad rainy season, the fifth in a row, several UN agencies warned on Monday.
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Zimbabwe's tobacco rebounds amid worries over health, labor

Zimbabwe, Africa’s biggest tobacco grower and one of the world's top exporters of the nicotine leaf, has opened its selling season for the crop amid pledges to fight deforestation and child labor.

Oil exploration company in Okavango wilderness misled investors, complaint to SEC says

Oil exploration company in Okavango wilderness misled investors, complaint to SEC says

A whistleblower complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission cites "egregious" violations by ReconAfrica and executives.

Intruder pests may drain trillions from Africa's economies, study finds
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Intruder pests may drain trillions from Africa's economies, study finds

Invasive species could cost the agricultural sector more than $3.5 trillion across the continent, a new study estimated.
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