Cameroonians consolidate Olympics ticket hunt (Africa Review)

AfroBasket Women 2015 hosts Cameroon topped their Group A after winning their third straight match against Uganda 86-34. Defending champions Angola also won their third straight match, beating Algeria 71-53, at the tournament in Yaounde. Cameroon and Uganda are in Group A alongside South Africa, Mali, Gabon and Mozambique. In an earlier Group A game between…


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, […]