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By Judith Amusugut, Step FM/NECJOGHA Manafwa, Uganda – Manafwa River in eastern Uganda has burst its banks on Friday evening Tindi and Kanyenya areas. According to the Head of Publications and Communications, Uganda Red Cross, Irene Nakasiita the flooded water has...
By NECJOGHA CORRESPONDENTS EAST AFRICA: The heavy May and early June torrential rains which pounded the East African region caused landslides, floods, collapse of bridges and deaths due to lightning strikes and collapsing buildings. In Uganda late last month, seven people...
BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicted 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 Luganda David,   NECJOGHA/AFMC The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has predicted most of Kenya is likely to experience enhanced rainfall for the October-November-December (OND) short rain season. ‘During OND 2019, it is expected that most parts of Kenya will experience...
By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – There is a higher chance of wetter conditions in most of the equatorial and southern sectors of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) during October to December 2019...
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...
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...
By Christopher Ahimbisibwe, Orumuri/NECJOGHA and Sheila Nakabuye NBS TV/NECJOGHA Mbarara, Uganda –River Rwizi which is the source of livelihood in 10 districts of western Uganda is choking on sewerage, garbage and effluent released from factories. According to a study carried out...
By David Luganda NECJOGHA/AFMC The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has urged farmers not to start planting crops because the country, is still in the dry season of December, January and February as the main planting season is still ahead....
The World Meteorological Organization has opened its Regional Office for Africa in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, a move marked by an official ceremony on 16 October with Secretary-General Petteri Taalas and the country’s Minister for Water, Irrigation and Energy,...