Thousands of people in the drought-stricken island nation have been affected by famine, and more than a million others are considered to be in a food security crisis or emergency.
It is the only place where climate change has caused 'famine-like conditions', resulting in acute malnutrition among many of its inhabitants.
An assassination attempt on Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has been foiled and several “foreign and Malagasy” suspects arrested, prosecutor says.
In 28 years working for WFP on four continents, Lola Castro, WFP’s regional director in southern Africa, said she had “never seen anything this bad” except in 1998 in Bahr el Gazal in what is now South Sudan.
Coelacanths, a prehistoric fish species dating back hundreds of millions years ago, have surfaced once more due to shark fishermen’s gillnet hunting that reaches the deep seas. Already an endangered species, will this hurt their future?
Indonesia is eager to revive spice shipments to diversify its farm exports that are currently dominated by palm oil.
Baptised Covid-Organics, is a drink made with the artemisia plant and other indigenous herbs among other ingredients.
In Africa, authorities claim they have been "spared by God" or have simply been saved by the low volume of air traffic to their countries. However, some fear it is simply a lack of testing.
Two people have been killed in Madagascar after Cyclone Belna landed in the northwest of the country, causing heavy flooding and displacing hundreds, local authorities say.
The roots of this violence and anti-immigrant sentiments run deep and a mélange of factors collide, dissolve and divide, often crisscrossing social, economic and political lines.
Tunisia and South Africa filled the final two places for the round of 16 after a tense finish to the group stage in Egypt.
Sixteen people, including three children, were killed outside the Mahamasina stadium during national independence day celebrations.
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