Budget Reform Success (allAfrica.com)

Uganda beats regional peers in budget disclosure as finance management reforms start to bear fruit Uganda is starting to earn some plaudits for the efforts to make the budgeting process more transparent. According to the Open Budget Index (OBI) 2015 report, a publication of the International Budget Partnership (IBP), an NGO monitoring public finance across theā€¦

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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, […]