East Africa countries move closer to common SIM card registration (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan have now moved closer to firming a common SIM card registration framework, following a rise in crimes perpetrated through mobile devices. Regulators and information, communication and technology ministers of the four countries met yesterday to harmonise the different legal and regulatory frameworks for SIM card registration. The harmonised framework will…


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, […]