Kagina Lays Off 58 More At Unra (allAfrica.com)

Uganda National Roads Authority has fired 58 people after they were found to be redundant, Allen Kagina, the executive director, said today. Kagina told reporters at the authority’s headquarters in Kololo that the people who have been asked to leave are from IT department, procurement directorate, and the weighbridge and axle load attendants. “The decision was…


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, […]