Africa is already struggling with the effects of an increasingly volatile climate. Eight months ago, Cyclone Idai wreacked havoc in the east of Zimbabwe.
Despite the fact that Africa bears the brunt when it comes to erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with the climate change phenomenon, a new survey reveals.
Pope Francis is set to visit the cyclone-vulnerable nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius this week. Climate change, corruption and poverty will be on the agenda in talks with leaders.
A new deadly storm hit northern Mozambique more than a month after Cyclone Idai ravaged the country. Homes were destroyed and power lines cut in the city of Pemba, with UN officials warning of "massive flooding."
Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa.
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