Cranes to Face Rwanda in Cecafa Final (

Uganda Cranes have qualified for the final of the 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup after stopping hosts Ethiopia in penalty shoot-outs on Thursday. The second semi-final clash at the Addis Ababa Stadium ended goalless after 120 minutes of play before Uganda won 5-3 on penalties. Goalkeeper Ismeal Watenga saved Gatoch Panom’s first penalty. Muzamil Mutyaba, Dennis…


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, […]