[New Vision]Kampala -Uganda plans to build an inland port on Lake Victoria near its capital Kampala to reduce its near-total dependence on Kenya’s Mombasa, plagued by strikes and congestion, and vulnerable to disruption from any violence around elections next month.
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 […]
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, […]