Losing Start for Gazelles (allAfrica.com)

The national women’s basketball side, the Gazelles, kicked off their 2015 Women’s AfroBasket dream on a disappointing note after being flogged 39-70 by Gabon in Yaounde, Cameroon. They now face an uphill task to make an impression in the tournament, writes FELIX EUPAL. Gazelles coach Timothy Odeke couldn’t do much as his team struggled both offensively…


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, […]