Secure Borders to Block Guns – Leaders (allAfrica.com)

Administrators and peace officers from Turkana and West Pokot counties want borders secured to prevent the influx of illegal guns from neighbouring countries. West Pokot borders Uganda and Turkana borders Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north west and Ethiopia to the north east. The leaders said the guns increase conflicts among communities. Turkana…

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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, […]