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Nigeria, Other African Countries Get New Tool to Predict Climate-Related Disasters

•Extreme weather is becoming more common in Africa as the planet warms, resulting in huge losses for economies dependent on farming and countless deaths due to floods and mudslides Jude Johnson with Reuters Report  A new weather forecasting system in Nigeria and Africa, allows meteorologists to track approaching storms in real time,

Conflict: Nearly 72m people face acute food insecurity in Nigeria, seven others–Report

•Says hunger used as weapon of war •Its 'a matter of life and death' in Nigeria •Calls for implementation of UNSCR 2417. Senator Iroegbu  The Action Against Hunger, the world's nonprofit hunger specialist has warned that nearly 72 million people in Nigeria and seven other seven other conflict-ridden countries face acute food insecurity. To this end,

Editors’ picks: Why you need to read these 2018 stories–Report

•Why they matter in 2019 Editor's note: These top 10 most popular stories are those you clicked on most in 2018, but the IRIN team also had their own favourites. Over the past 12 months, IRIN reporters spanned out across the globe to examine under-reported crises,long-running conflicts, extremism, sudden disasters, slow-burning emergencies, and the humanitarian consequences of migration. Here are

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