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IGAD and Partners are Keeping an Eye on La Nina Effects on the Region

IGAD and Partners are Keeping an Eye on La Nina Effects on the Region

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction & Applications Centre (ICPAC) this morning kick started the 44th Greater Horn of African Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF) during an opening ceremony presided over by the Minister …

Car bomb kills 5 soldiers outside Somali president’s palace: police

Car bomb kills 5 soldiers outside Somali president’s palace: police

A car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants killed five soldiers outside the president’s palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu and badly damaged two nearby hotels, police said.

 

 

Reuters witnesses said …

IGAD Consultative Meetings on the Development of Regional Strategy on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

IGAD Consultative Meetings on the Development of Regional Strategy on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is in the process of developing a Regional Strategy on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and financial contribution from the …

IGAD turns 30 years

IGAD turns 30 years

Djibouti, Djibouti: Today, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) started the celebrations to mark 30 years since it was founded. IGAD is a regional organization of eight countries of the greater Horn of Africa established …

Deaf Bwire Out to Ensure PWDs Are Heard in House [interview] (allAfrica.com)

Deaf Bwire Out to Ensure PWDs Are Heard in House [interview] (allAfrica.com)

EDGAR BWIRE (independent) is standing for Western Uganda MP representing Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Bwire, 30, is a program assistant at the Uganda National Association of the Deaf in Jinja. His organization strives for putting …

Museveni Fights for Eastern Vote [analysis] (allAfrica.com)

Museveni Fights for Eastern Vote [analysis] (allAfrica.com)

Analysis of political campaigns often throws up unsubstantiated claims and the commentary on the 2011 general elections is no exception. Among the popular myths being peddled is that President Yoweri Museveni won the north. He …

Maize Prices on the Rise as Imports From EA Decline (allAfrica.com)

Maize Prices on the Rise as Imports From EA Decline (allAfrica.com)

The cost of Unga is likely to increase following decreased maize imports from neighbouring countries. Large volumes of imports from Uganda two months ago had stabilised maize prices in the country. Maize prices in Uganda …

Uganda Opposition Unhappy With Ruto-Museveni Campaign (allAfrica.com)

Uganda Opposition Unhappy With Ruto-Museveni Campaign (allAfrica.com)

Deputy President William Ruto’s presence at President Yoweri Museveni’s rally in Uganda on Wednesday has raised eyebrows among Uganda’s opposition. The opposition said “hallmarks of payback politics are written all over the Museveni-Ruto alliance”. “Museveni …

Project Link's Fiber, Wi-Fi Infrastructure Helps to Meet Kampala's Networks Demand (allAfrica.com)

Project Link's Fiber, Wi-Fi Infrastructure Helps to Meet Kampala's Networks Demand (allAfrica.com)

Project Link was first launched in East Africa in Kampala, Uganda by Google as it is home to many small businesses (SMEs) that are ready to connect to a bigger level and a metro fiber …

I'm not in Uganda to campaign for Museveni, says Ruto (The Citizen (Tanzania))

I'm not in Uganda to campaign for Museveni, says Ruto (The Citizen (Tanzania))

Kampala, Wednesday. Kenya’s deputy president, William Ruto who is currently in Uganda has refuted claims that the intention of his visit is to campaign for the incumbent and National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate Yoweri …

Uganda's Kakembo Vows to 'Destroy' Usman in Lagos (allAfrica.com)

Uganda's Kakembo Vows to 'Destroy' Usman in Lagos (allAfrica.com)

As the December 26 GOtv Boxing Night draws near, Ugandan boxer, Edward Kakembo, has vowed to make life difficult for Nigeria’s Waidi ‘Skoro’ Usman when they clash for the African Boxing Union Featherweight title at …

As Ethiopia Take 3rd Place Uganda Lift Trophy for a Record 14 Times (allAfrica.com)

As Ethiopia Take 3rd Place Uganda Lift Trophy for a Record 14 Times (allAfrica.com)

Tanzania scored first in the quarter final encounter against Ethiopia. After regaining parity the Ethiopian side advanced into the semi-final beating on penalty shoot-out. (Dagne Abera’s camera captured the ball in the net) The Ethiopian …

Girls' Duels On (allAfrica.com)

Girls' Duels On (allAfrica.com)

Two of Kenya’s most ferocious female boxers Fatma Zarika and Bena Kaloki are set to make a comeback during Jamhuri Day fights organised by Osaga Promotions and SportPesa. The fights will be held at Nyayo …