Unicef reckons 4.5-million people need assistance, one million in danger of extreme malnutrition.
Africa's 2016 crisis as 40 million battle hunger, and $4.5 billion needed urgently - not all is hell though
Still, there are some bright spots, as most of Sahelian West Africa is enjoying above average rainfall and bumper harvests
The action came as Mugabe declared a state of national disaster due to the worst drought in almost two decades
Hunger costs Africa big, and Ethiopia is in a 'code red' emergency, but there's a bright spot in Nigeria
Despite rapid economic growth, Nigeria is home to the highest number of stunted children in Africa and the second highest globally
There were surprises. In Egypt, the Justice minister resigned after he said that the “sons of garbage collectors” should not become judges.
Some countries risk invasion and collapse, especially those with a shortage of water and an abundance of women (we're half-serious).