I'm not in Uganda to campaign for Museveni, says Ruto (The Citizen (Tanzania))

Kampala, Wednesday. Kenya’s deputy president, William Ruto who is currently in Uganda has refuted claims that the intention of his visit is to campaign for the incumbent and National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni. Mr Ruto said yesterday during a joint press briefing with Mr Museveni at Kapchorwa State Lodge that his visit is…


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, […]