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By Andrew Kaggwa , NECJOGHA KAMPALA, UGANDA - The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has today released the seasonal rainfall forecast for the March, April and May season predicting normal to above average rains for most parts of the country. “Overall,...
NAIROBI, KENYA – There are food security fears for the East African region after desert locusts have been confirmed to also have spread to all the three East African countries. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) alert Desert...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA NAIROBI, KENYA - A regional body that monitors climate in the Greater Horn of Africa has warned of flash floods and drought in parts of East Africa and other countries of the Greater Horn of Africa. “March,...
The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s consolidated analysis of leading international datasets. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods were the highest on record. Since...
By Padili James Mikomangwa, The Exchange East Africa/NECJOGHA DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Floods caused by heavy rainfall have damaged a 120 km railway route in Tanzania causing a train to derail. According to Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC), train transport, which...
BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicated heavy rainfall for March, April to May (MAM) season in most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GAH). “The downscaled regional objective climate forecast from eight Global Producing...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA MOMBASA, Kenya - The Fifty Forty Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF54) has opened today in Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa. The forum taking place at the Pride Inn Paradise Hotel, will bring together climate...
Desert locusts have reached Baringo and Kiambu counties — bringing the total of infested counties in Kenya to 10. The update is from the desert locust situation update released on Monday by the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). FAO said...
NAIROBI, KENYA - The government has stepped up efforts to mitigate the desert locust invasion that has affected eight counties. In a statement, Government Spokesman Col(Rtd) Cyrus Oguna said the infestation has caused serious damage to vegetation in the affected...
By Judith Akolo, KCB Channel/ NECJOGHA  IGAD - The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) says the severe Desert Locust outbreak in the region is threatening rural food security across East Africa. IGAD Executive Secretary Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu while  calling on Member...

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