Good leaders are elected on merit (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Last Wednesday, Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali made an instructive statement to Ugandans, especially those aspiring for political office in the forthcoming general election. Speaking to Christians at Namirembe Archdeaconry headquarters in Budaka District, the Archbishop said many politicians are distributing money to voters in exchange for votes, and cautioned them to desist from bribery…


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, […]