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