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'I cannot go back': South Sudan refugee clan begins new life

2017-04-28 11:57

It begins with a walk across a wooden bridge, as Alfred Wani, 80, joins the ranks of 800 000 who have fled South Sudan's civil war to be refugees in Uganda

Social media campaign calls for release of Nyanzi

2017-04-27 10:00

Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi has reportedly been remanded in custody as a social media campaign calling for her release kicked off.

US to continue training regional troops against Uganda’s LRA

2017-04-21 17:06

The United States has said that it will still train east and central African troops to prevent Uganda’s notorious Lord's Resistance Army rebel leader Joseph Kony’s fighters from regrouping.

Hundreds protest in Uganda capital against Chinese traders

2017-04-20 07:06

Hundreds of traders in Uganda's capital are protesting what they call unfair competition from Chinese investors operating retail businesses.

How African governments use advertising as a weapon against media freedom

2017-04-19 10:08

African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets, writes George Ogola.

Jailed Uganda critic resists forced psychiatric exam: Lawyer

2017-04-14 11:53

A Ugandan academic detained for calling the country's president "a pair of buttocks" resisted attempts to forcibly carry out psychiatric tests on her, says lawyer, describing the alleged incident as an attack on her dignity.

Uganda charges, jails academic for insulting the president

2017-04-11 10:44

A prominent academic in Uganda has been remanded to a maximum-security prison after being charged with insulting the president.

Uganda arrests academic who criticised president's wife

2017-04-08 21:00

Uganda has arrested a prominent academic for criticising the wife of President Yoweri Museveni on social media, police say.

Fighting sends 3 000 South Sudanese into Uganda this week

2017-04-05 15:20

The United Nations says roughly 3 000 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Uganda after fighting in the eastern town of Pajok.

Aide to warlord Kony surrenders as US pulls from mission

2017-03-30 19:43

A key aide to warlord Joseph Kony has surrendered to Ugandan forces, says the military, shortly after the US indicated it was pulling out of the international manhunt for one of Africa's most notorious fugitives.

 

US troops hunting LRA warlord Kony begin Central Africa pullout

2017-04-27 11:12

US special forces has began to pull out from Central Africa, ending a five-year hunt for brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony, who is wanted for crimes against humanity.

Uganda charges 13 over killing of top policeman

2017-04-22 19:02

Thirteen people have been indicted over the murder of Uganda's second most prominent policeman, killed outside his house last month, police say.

South Sudan war strains Uganda's generous refugee policy

2017-04-21 06:00

Ugandan motorbike taxi driver Sadiq Agotre grumbles as he waits for a rare client among thousands of South Sudanese refugees hoping to receive food rations in the outskirts of his town.

Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

2017-04-19 18:20

Uganda's military is ending its pursuit of internationally known warlord Joseph Kony, saying its mission "has now been successfully achieved" even though the rebel leader remains at large.

Lecturer arrested for ‘buttocks’ slur

2017-04-16 06:01

Lawyers for a Ugandan academic, who was detained after she called President Yoweri Museveni “a pair of buttocks” on Facebook, said she feared authorities were trying to have her declared insane.

At least 16 killed in fighting in S Sudan second city

2017-04-11 10:44

At least 16 civilians were killed in fighting between government troops and rebels in South Sudan's second-largest city Wau, the United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNMISS) said in a statement.

Uganda arrests government minister accused of taking bribe

2017-04-09 09:04

Ugandan police have arrested a government minister for allegedly taking a bribe from a businessman.

Over 6 000 flee 'terrifying' violence in S Sudan town: UN

2017-04-07 18:41

More than 6 000 people have fled fighting in southern South Sudan, with refugees recounting the slaughter of civilians by armed forces, the United Nations refugee agency has said.

Break-in at Ugandan newspaper deals blow to media

2017-04-01 19:29

The offices of Uganda's leading private newspaper were ransacked overnight and all its computers stolen, its editor said Saturday, dealing a fresh blow to independent media in the country.

Uganda hails surrender of senior LRA commander

2017-03-29 21:54

Uganda's army has hailed the surrender of a senior commander of the Lord's Resistance Army who was in charge of communication for leader Joseph Kony.

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