AP reporter deported from South Sudan

2016-12-07 15:01

Government agents have ordered a journalist working for The Associated Press out of South Sudan, taking him to the airport in Juba and putting him aboard a flight to Uganda

Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander in the Lord's Resistance Army, whose fugitive leader Kony is one of the world's most-wanted war crimes suspects, has appeared before the ICC.

Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander in the Lord's Resistance Army, whose fugitive leader Kony is one of the world's most-wanted war crimes suspects, has appeared before the ICC.

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Top Africa stories: Zim, Kenya, Ghana

2016-12-05 20:10

Zim has reportedly secured at least 100 000 tons of maize grain from Mexico and at least 100 Kenyan mentally ill patients have escaped from a hospital in the capital Nairobi.

Male circumcision in Uganda will only improve if local beliefs are considered

2016-12-05 11:13

Medical circumcision in settings where there are high rates of HIV will only be successful if these interventions take into account local beliefs about circumcision.

Ugandan king charged with murder after fighting kills 87

2016-11-29 21:17

Ugandan prosecutors have charged a tribal king with murder, accusing him of backing a separatist militia in his kingdom where weekend fighting between his guards and security forces left at least 87 people dead.

Top Africa stories: Burundi, Zim, DRC

2016-11-29 20:03

Zimbabwean bankers who leaked bond notes pictures on social media have been fired, and a top aid to Burundi president has escaped an assassination attempt.

Journalist arrested after posting about Ugandan violence

2016-11-29 13:46

One of the leading journalists in east Africa, Joy Doreen Biira was reportedly arrested and later released after deadly violence broke out in her hometown of Kasese in Uganda over the weekend, killing at least 62 people.

Uganda: Rights groups urge restraint in rebel crackdown

2016-11-29 07:08

Rights groups are urging Ugandan security forces to show restraint as they crack down on the members of a tribal militia in a remote area near the border with DRC.

Death toll from Uganda clashes rises to 62

2016-11-28 18:01

The death toll has risen to 62 from weekend clashes in a traditional kingdom in western Uganda, which pitted security forces against royal guards accused of belonging to a separatist militia, says the police.

Clashes kill at least 55 in restive Ugandan kingdom

2016-11-27 15:15

At least 55 people have been killed in fierce fighting that erupted in western Uganda between security forces and a separatist militia linked to a tribal king, police say.


Ugandan rebel charged with 70 counts, including murder, rape

2016-12-07 14:00

An alleged senior commander in the brutal militia of fugitive warlord Joseph Kony has pleaded not guilty to 70 charges including murder, rape, forced marriages and using child soldiers during the group's insurgency in northern Uganda.

Uganda rebel commander goes on trial at ICC

2016-12-06 11:03

One of the most senior commanders in the feared militia of fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is going on trial at the International Criminal Court.

ICC: First Lord's Resistance Army trial set to begin

2016-12-05 14:00

The trial of a Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongweni is set to begin on December 6 at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Human Rights Watch has said.

A Ugandan town comes to terms with a massacre's aftermath

2016-12-01 15:08

Outside the mortuary in Kasese, grief-stricken families wait to find out if their missing relatives were among scores killed by Ugandan security forces at the weekend.

Another 25 bodies found after Uganda clashes : police

2016-11-29 20:03

Ugandan police say another 25 bodies have been recovered after weekend fighting in a western kingdom whose tribal monarch is accused of stoking a separatist rebellion, bringing the death toll to 87.

Uganda:149 alleged rebels arrested after assault on palace

2016-11-29 16:04

Uganda's government says 149 people have been arrested in a restive region near Democratic Republic of Congo where clashes with a tribal militia have killed at least 62 people.

Zuma, Museveni's 'shortest' meeting

2016-11-29 12:06

President Jacob Zuma found time to host his Ugandan counterpart President Yoweri Museveni, even as the ANC National Executive Committee was locked in a room debating his fate.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Uganda, Gambia

2016-11-28 20:57

Zimbabwe has rolled out 'surrogate' dollars amid unease, and Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has suspended his campaign in respect of the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Ugandan law student barred from class for wearing 'short' skirt

2016-11-28 17:05

A Ugandan law student says she has been barred from class because her knee-length skirt was deemed 'distracting to men and boys', a report says.

Africa air rally pilot missing

2016-11-23 18:02

The organisers of a rally of vintage planes flying across Africa say a pilot has gone missing while flying a 1943 Piper Cub.

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