Rwanda, Uganda Cruise to Cecafa Final (

Rwanda and Uganda will in the final of the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on Saturday at the National Stadium in Addis Ababa. Rwanda edged Sudan 4-2 on penalties after a one all draw during 120 minutes. Striker Atahir Babikir took his tally to five goals as he gave the Desert Hawks of Sudan the lead…


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, […]