In East Africa the global effects of the war in Ukraine is being even more keenly felt.

Basic food like maize is up 80% in Somalia.

In South Sudan, petrol prices have gone up 300% in the last 6 weeks and half of the population has been displaced due to flooding of the White Nile.  Neighbouring countries face the  prospect of a continuing drought  affecting Somalia, eastern Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea.


Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Anthea Spinks – Acting Chief Executive Officer and Director of Programs at Oxfam Australia , and Koang Chang – Manager Eye Radio Juba – South Sudan

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 28 July 2022