According to report released by UNICEF more than 700.000 children under 5 year of age suffer from acute malnutrition. UNICEF is urging to provide assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region.
Over 1.2 million people in war-torn South Sudan are one step away from famine and in early 2018 half the country's population will be reliant on emergency food aid, the UN humanitarian chief says.
Some 2.7 million Kenyans are struggling with hunger after the country was hit hard by two years of drought.
Only three of Africa's 54 countries - Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco - are considered to have low levels of hunger, according to a Global Hunger Index (Africa Edition) report.
A UN-backed food security report said South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, although the situation is still critical and millions face food insecurity.
Medical Charity Medecins San Frontieres says 500,000 people are living in "catastrophic" conditions in northeast Nigeria.
A short film about a Palestinian hunger striker is screened in Amman after its premier at the Cannes Film Festival. The director was inspired not only by his Palestinian identity, but also an old friendship.
UN says more children killed by malnutrition and hunger than bullets in three years of conflict of Central African Republic
Lake Kariba's record low water level threatens Zimbabwe and Zambia with hunger, power cuts
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