Pressure is mounting on South Africa's government to do more to protect foreigners. Hundreds of people marched in Johannesburg in support of victims of recent xenophobic attacks.
29 Mar 2017 05:24 GMT | Africa, South Africa, Human Rights
The city of Cape Town in South Africa is facing its worst water shortage in years. Dam levels have dropped to below 30 percent after two years of the lowest rainfall on record.
22 Mar 2017 07:54 GMT | Africa, South Africa, Environment
Government and aid agencies scramble to avert a full-scale famine as drought leaves 6.2 million people hungry.
07 Mar 2017 06:08 GMT | Africa, Somalia, Humanitarian crises
The World Health Organization says there are only two months left to prevent Somalia's third famine in 25 years. The last one six years ago, killed more than 250,000 people.
Fahmida Miller | 07 Mar 2017 06:01 GMT | Africa, Health, Somalia, Famine, World Health Organisation
Somalia's prime minister announced that 110 people had died from hunger in the past 48 hours in the country amid a drought in the Bay region.
Fahmida Miller | 05 Mar 2017 09:55 GMT | Africa, Somalia, Environment
The UN is warning that drought is threatening half of Somalia's population with famine.
About 5 million people in the Horn of Africa country don't have enough food to eat.
The grim effects of the drought are being felt throughout East Africa
Fahmida Miller | 03 Mar 2017 10:21 GMT | Africa, Somalia
The world's three last rhinos live in Kenya's Ol Pejeta conservancy and just one of them, ageing Sudan, is male.
Fahmida Miller | 30 Dec 2016 10:01 GMT | Environment, Kenya, Wild Animals
Campaign launched to treat patients with disease that affects poor communities where sanitation levels are low.
Fahmida Miller | 16 Dec 2016 14:16 GMT | Health, Kenya, Africa
Farmers in the Free State province say dry spells are common but current drought is unprecedented.
Fahmida Miller | 07 Feb 2016 11:16 GMT | Poverty & Development, Weather, Africa, South Africa
Landlocked southern African state declares emergency, with experts predicting food shortage in the coming year.
Fahmida Miller | 02 Feb 2016 21:59 GMT | Environment, Africa, Lesotho
Demands being made for return to profitable practice as wild animals increasingly come into contact with villagers.
Fahmida Miller | 12 Oct 2015 11:26 GMT | Environment, Africa, Botswana
A personal journey reveals how anger and fear fuelled the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa.
A look at the information wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people.
Media, War & Conflict, Israel
Media and the politics of representation in Latin America, from the 'perfect Latin American' to the 'authentic' one.
Media, Politics, Latin America
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.