New DRC attacks blamed on Uganda rebels

2015-10-13 17:01

Six civilians have been killed in three separate attacks blamed on Ugandan rebels in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Uganda to announce start of troop withdrawal from South Sudan

2015-10-12 14:52

Uganda says it would start withdrawing troops from South Sudan, a move that will please other regional and Western powers who feared the soldiers' presence could exacerbate fighting there.

Ugandan activist to use award to highlight homophobia fight

2015-10-01 14:37

A Ugandan activist says she will use an award known as the Alternative Nobel to highlight her fight against homophobia in her country.

Uganda troops staying put in South Sudan

2015-09-29 16:36

Uganda says its troops will stay in South Sudan, contradicting the peace accord.

Uganda opposition fails to unite

2015-09-24 14:13

Uganda's political opposition has failed in bid to have one strong candidate at next year's elections.

Ugandan leader says Somali rebels may be holding his troops

2015-09-12 09:20

The leader of Uganda has conceded that Islamic extremists in Somalia may have taken some of his country's troops as prisoners, and blamed his own commanders for being 'asleep' in allowing a recent attack on an African Union base.

LRA rebel hearing should be held in Uganda - ICC

2015-09-10 22:08

A hearing to confirm charges against notorious Lord's Resistance Army rebel Dominic Ongwen should be held in Uganda, the International Criminal Court says, as it dropped the case against a second LRA leader.

Pope to visit Kenya, Uganda, CAR in Nov on first Africa trip

2015-09-10 13:42

Pope Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic in late November, the Vatican says.

African nations aim to brake surging trade in illegal timber

2015-09-09 14:00

Forest protection agencies in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique and Madagascar will step up joint efforts to combat the rapidly expanding trade in illegal timber under a new deal.

Uganda govt trains militias to harass them - opposition

2015-09-08 20:32

Uganda's opposition and rights groups have accused President Yoweri Museveni's government of training militias to intimidate opposition supporters during next year's elections, a claim denied by the government.


Ugandan troops withdraw from South Sudan

2015-10-12 19:24

Ugandan troops have started withdrawing from South Sudan to comply with a peace deal between South Sudan's warring factions, Uganda's military chief says.

Gay Ugandan activist wins 'Alternative Nobel'

2015-10-01 21:17

Ugandan activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, who has been beaten, threatened and arrested for her LGBT campaign work, has won Sweden's Right Livelihood Award.

US Africa Command, Uganda discuss regional security

2015-09-30 21:15

The US Africa Command has discussed regional security in Uganda, bestowing awards on some officials.

ICC brings 60 new charges against LRA Kony's deputy

2015-09-25 08:07

The ICC has unveiled 60 new war crimes charges against the deputy leader of Uganda’s brutal Lord’s Resistance Army, including using child soldiers and keeping sex slaves.

Uganda's Museveni gets nod to run again

2015-09-21 16:31

Uganda’s veteran president Yoweri Museveni has got the formal go-ahead from his party to stand again in elections next year, setting him up for a possible tough confrontation with ally-turned-adversary, former PM Amama Mbabazi.

Ugandan police again teargas Museveni rival rally

2015-09-10 22:55

Ugandan police have fired tear gas for a second consecutive day to disperse supporters of presidential contender Amama Mbabazi, who is seeking to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Museveni in next year's elections.

Pope to Kenya, Uganda, CAR in Nov on first Africa trip

2015-09-10 16:00

Pope Francis will visit Africa for the first time in November, a trip that will take him from Kenya, to Uganda and the Central African Republic, the Vatican says.

Ugandan police fire teargas at President's rival

2015-09-09 22:30

Police in northeastern Uganda has fired teargas to disperse a campaign rally held by Amama Mbabazi, the country's former prime minister.

Somali Islamists claim to be holding Uganda soldiers hostage

2015-09-09 13:10

Somalia's Islamist Shebab insurgents claimed to be holding Ugandan troops hostage after an attack last week, although Kampala has said all its troops are accounted for.

Uganda at 'crossroads', opposition leader warns

2015-09-04 14:14

Flanked by motorbike riders honking horns, Uganda's key opposition leader is hailed as a hero by supporters, but three-time presidential challenger Kizza Besigye insists he never wanted to go into politics.

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