U.S.$50 Million Kalangala Project Kicks Off

[Observer]A month after it failed to deliver its second ferry on the Bukakata – Luku route, Kalangala Infrastructure Services (KIS), the local subsidiary of the US and UK-based Infraco ltd, has announced that it has finally secured all the funding needed to start the implementation of the infrastructural development projects in Kalangala district.


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, […]