Rwanda to Face Uganda in Cecafa Finals (

Amavubi will play the 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup finals after booking a ticket for the seventh time in history. This was after beating Sudan Falcons 4-2 in a penalty shootout on Thursday. The national team will clash with Uganda Cranes in the finals this weekend. Uganda cruised to the finals by defeating hosts, Ethiopia, 5-3…


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, […]