Climate change learning centres launched in Bulambuli, Sironko (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Uganda is strengthening its capacity to build the systems and resilience required to counter the effects of climate change as well as reduce the vulnerability of communities. “Many parts of Uganda are already experiencing the impacts of climate change such as frequent droughts, famine, floods and landslides, and their knock on consequences on natural resources, agriculture,…


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, […]