Former India Bank Governor for Uganda Lecture (

The Bank of Uganda has invited Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao, Emeritus, the 22nd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, to deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Joseph Mubiru Memorial Lecture later this month writes PAUL TENTENA. The lecture, which will be on September 23rd, will rotate around the topic of ‘Dilemmas in Central Banking -…


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, […]