As Ethiopia Take 3rd Place Uganda Lift Trophy for a Record 14 Times (

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 national football team took third place beating Sudan 5-4 on penalties after the play-off match ended in a 1-1 tie in…


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 of Environment of Uganda, Hon. Dr. Mary Goretti Kitutu, in Kampala.   The opening ceremony was also attended by the […]

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 gunfire could be heard after the explosion and a huge cloud of smoke could be seen above the president’s palace, […]