Unicef reckons 4.5-million people need assistance, one million in danger of extreme malnutrition.
Rethinking Africa's food insecurity: it's more about the big, often-missed forces driving food choices
Food insecurity is driven by the economics and geographies of the food system; the poor eat badly because it makes economic sense for them to do so.
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
By 2030 about 50% of Burundians, Eritreans, Malagasies and Rwandese will be shorter than they should be - here's why
Will have adverse effects on country economies - can cost up to 11% of the GDP in Africa each year
Food insecurity conjures up horror famine images of the past. Ethiopia would rather be known for near-double-digit growth and big infrastructure.
Countries like Laos and some South American nations have been affected. The last cases in Europe were during World War II in Nazi concentration camps.
500,000 in Libya to cross Mediterranean. Not so dangerous after all - you're more likely to die in childbirth in Africa
For the migrants gathered in Libya waiting to cross to Europe; if they drove there, they're more likely to die in a car crash than drown in the sea.
Study suggests eating wild meat is actually correlated with lower malnutrition rates in children. But there's the risk of Ebola and other diseases.
A lot of things went wrong for Africa from the 1960s, but here's one you didn't know about: we got shorter
Height is a proxy indicator for nutrition and well being; data shows that Africans were doing better than the world prior to the independence decade.