Why We Need Reconciliation and Not a Truth Commission

[New Vision]Recently, the UPC president Dr. Olara Otunu addressed a press conference on the subject of a “Truth Commission”. His old time cry is that the atrocities committed in various places in Uganda must be revealed and perpetrators punished. Ugandans must not shun Otunu’s cry because all Ugandans have been wounded by our historical past.

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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, […]