Vatican Issues Media Guidelines for Papal Visit (allAfrica.com)

The Vatican has issued guidelines for media coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Uganda in late November. According to the guidelines, all official communication regarding the papal visit will have to be approved by the Vatican or the Pope’s representative to Uganda, Micheal Augustine Blume. National Communications Coordinator of the Catholic Church, Fr. Philip Odii read…

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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, […]