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By Aimable Twahirwa, PANA/NECJOGHA Kigali, Rwanda - Moderate rains mixed with violent winds which could lead to floods and landslides are expected in some parts of Rwanda between September and December, according to the forecast released last week by the...
KAMPALA, UGANDA - The international non-profit organisation Slow Food International has launched agro-ecology training in East Africa. The project is aimed at young people and local communities and is expected to last until 2021. “Developing local economies in East Africa...
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,...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA, Mbarara Farmers have been advised to plant at the onset of rains because the water from the first rains contains nitrogen which is very useful for plant growth. This advice was given by James Bataze a senior...
By Weswa Ronnie, ELGON FM/NECJOGHA     Mbale, Uganda – The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment is to set up fishing ponds in wetlands located in the eastern Uganda district of Mbale. While speaking to local leaders...
By Luganda David, AFMC/NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda:The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) on Friday released a climate forecast for the June-July-August (JJA) season forecasting average rainfall for most parts of Uganda. The ceremony was held at Esella Country Hotel and presided over...
By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda – The meteorological services of Uganda and Kenya have released warnings of heavy rains which are to be experienced in the two countries soon. “Heavy rains with lighting and thunder are expected...
Oslo, Norway- Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg missed out on the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday even though she had been the bookmakers’ favourite. The secretive five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the prize to Ethiopian prime minster Abiy Ahmed from...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Cumulative June to September 2019 Kiremt rainfall is above average across most of the country. In some areas along riverbanks and lake shores, heavy rainfall led to flooding and water logging of crops, resulting in localized crop...
By Hilda Mhagama, Daily News  Dar es Salaam - As heavy downpour pounded many parts of the country's central zone, the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) yesterday issued an advisory warning of the likelihood of more intense rain for the next...