Nubians Drag Bank of Uganda to Court Over Frozen Accounts (

Over 1000 people, majority of them Nubian Muslims have petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking for orders to unfreeze their bank accounts. The accounts in question were frozen 36 years ago following the overthrow of the Idi Amin regime. The aggrieved people are represented in a suit filed before Kampala High Court by Ismail Dabule…


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, […]