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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...
ADDIS ABABA - Locusts are now affecting air travel in the Greater Horn of Africa after an Ethiopian Airlines flight destined for Dire Dawa had to abort landing today morning due to a locusts swarm and returned to Addis...
BY David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Nairobi, Kenya - The Fifty Fourth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 54) will be held in Mombasa, Kenya from 27 – 29 January 2020. GHACOF 54 will convene under the theme, "Managing Climate-Related Risks...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda - The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has said that the current rains are likely to spill into January 2020 for most parts of the country. In a statement released by UNMA early this month...
As 2019 draws to a close, it remains on track to be the second or third warmest year on record. The final ranking will be confirmed in January by the World Meteorological Organization, which consolidates leading international temperature datasets. More...
By Padili Mikomangwa, Daily News/NECJOGHA (with contributions from Salma Said and Mubaraka Islam) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Heavy rains in the Tanzania commercial city of Dar es Salaam on Tuesday caused floods damaging property estimated in billions of shillings. The...
By Padili Mikomangwa, Daily News/NECJOGHA The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) which has a mandate to issue weather and information services in the United Republic of Tanzania was founded 18 years ago and was previously known as the Directorate of Meteorology. Tanzania’s...
Countries, and non-state actors, including youth, expressed strong support and called for raising ambition and mobilizing commitments for Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid. ACE in the context of the international climate...
Africa is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns, explains climate specialist Richard Washington. The African continent will be hardest hit by climate change. There are four key reasons for this: First, African society is very...
After two weeks of talks, many issues remain unresolved. Here we break down the major fights and minor breakthroughs of the UN conference in Madrid. By Jocelyn Timperley, Climate Home News Madrid, Spain- The annual UN climate talks closed in disappointment on Sunday in...

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