Uganda Opposition Unhappy With Ruto-Museveni Campaign (

Deputy President William Ruto’s presence at President Yoweri Museveni’s rally in Uganda on Wednesday has raised eyebrows among Uganda’s opposition. The opposition said “hallmarks of payback politics are written all over the Museveni-Ruto alliance”. “Museveni called on William Ruto for support. Wiliam Ruto should be careful of hanging around a falling tree, it might fall on…


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, […]