UN scientists say climate change dims Africa's progress

Scientists from the UN affiliated Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said on Monday that climatic shocks remain a mortal threat to Africa's socioeconomic progress.

The climate scientists who met in Nairobi for an outreach forum said that recurrent drought cycles, floods and infectious diseases have become a common phenomenon in Sub-Saharan Africa due to global warming.

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