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 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 Wilson Asiimwe, New Vision  Bundibugyo, Uganda-Several residents who camped at Bubukwanga refugee transit camp and Semuliki high in Bundibugyo are still waiting for assistance to rebuild their homes after floods destroyed their houses. https://twitter.com/UgandaRedCross/status/1214536302592512001?s=20  Over 1500 residents in Bundibugyo district, were...
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 Frank Lukwago, New Vision/NECJOGHA Bududa, Uganda - Another body has been dug from the rubbles in Hewasalsi village, in Bududa district, eastern Uganda. According to the Uganda Red Cross publicist, Irene Nakasiita, the body of Titus Muyonga,  62 who was...
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...
JINJA, Uganda - President Yoweri Museveni has warned the general public and investors against encroaching on wetlands. He says the structures constructed in wetlands block water, which can lead to severe floods. Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge...
PALLISA, Uganda – President Yoweri Museveni has on Thursday, December 19 toured the Limoto Wetland Wise Use Demonstration Site in Pallisa District. The project in Puti Puti Sub-County is a previously degraded wetland which has been restored and the community...
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...

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