My Story – Surviving the Kampala Downpour

[Monitor] This afternoon the downpour in Kampala found me in a church building in Katwe near where the movie Queen of Katwe was shot. I was with a team from IRC for whom I am doing an assessment of urban refugee projects they support. When it started r…

[Monitor] This afternoon the downpour in Kampala found me in a church building in Katwe near where the movie Queen of Katwe was shot. I was with a team from IRC for whom I am doing an assessment of urban refugee projects they support. When it started raining I ignored it since I was sheltered in the comfort of God's House. In fact I continued with interviewing a respondent and was enjoying every moment of it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kampala Floods After Downpour

[Monitor] Parts of Kampala city and its neighbourhood were left flooded this afternoon after a downpour that lasted one and a half hours. Pedestrians and motorists struggled to make their way through the roads. Most of the cars drove at a slow pace, be…

[Monitor] Parts of Kampala city and its neighbourhood were left flooded this afternoon after a downpour that lasted one and a half hours. Pedestrians and motorists struggled to make their way through the roads. Most of the cars drove at a slow pace, because of the floods, causing traffic around areas like Clock Tower.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Kenyatta Takes Early Lead Against Odinga

[Al Jazeera] Kenya’s president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in on Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as “fake” and said their own tally showed they were winning.

[Al Jazeera] Kenya's president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in on Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as "fake" and said their own tally showed they were winning.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Out to End Jinx in 5,000m

[Nation] Kenya men’s 5,000 metres team of veteran Kiprono Menjo, upstarts Cyrus Rutto and Davis Kiplagat hope to put behind last year’s Olympics debacle Wednesday night to qualify for the final.

[Nation] Kenya men's 5,000 metres team of veteran Kiprono Menjo, upstarts Cyrus Rutto and Davis Kiplagat hope to put behind last year's Olympics debacle Wednesday night to qualify for the final.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ngilu, Waiguru, Laboso Inches Away From Being First Woman Governors

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Anne Mumbi Waiguru and Joyce Cherono Laboso are inching closer to becoming the first female Governors in the country, according to provisional results released by the electoral commission so far.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Anne Mumbi Waiguru and Joyce Cherono Laboso are inching closer to becoming the first female Governors in the country, according to provisional results released by the electoral commission so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Conseslus Wins Steeple Gold in London

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympic Champion Conseslus Kipruto stormed to victory in the men’s 3000m steeplechase to get third gold for his country at the IAAF London World Championships on a day Kenya conducted its General Elections on Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympic Champion Conseslus Kipruto stormed to victory in the men's 3000m steeplechase to get third gold for his country at the IAAF London World Championships on a day Kenya conducted its General Elections on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya