A Spanish coastguard intercepts a fishing boat carrying African migrants off the island of Tenerife in the Canaries. (Photo/A. Rodriguez/UNHCR).

Migration From Horn Of Africa To Europe Has Dropped Sharply – You Will Be Surprised Why

Journeys from the Horn of Africa to Italy can cost as much as $10,000. In other words, the poorest of the poor cannot afford to migrate.


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Somalia: The severe drought has led to the deaths of numerous livestock putting the livelihood of the pastoralist community in jeopardy. (UNICEF Ethiopia/2016/Mulugeta Ayene)

Nearly 40 Million People in 17 African Countries Facing The Harsh Effects Of Drought This Year

What makes food price spikes all the harder to bear is that there is rarely a corresponding increase in peoples wages. And when the drought is over, prices often stay stubbornly high


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Food market in Tangier, Morocco. (Photo/ Hernan Pinera)

Looking Nervously To The Skies, But Hunger In Africa Is Not Always About Rain

Some of the most arid countries in Africa, including Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, have the highest food availability per capita, measured in terms of daily calories available per person.