Uganda


Rights groups condemn Ugandan inaction over killings

2017-05-27 13:00

Rights groups have accused the Ugandan government of inaction over the deadly assault by security forces on a tribal king's palace six months ago, renewing their call for an independent probe.

Inside Uganda’s only queer film festival

2017-05-21 08:44

We spoke to Kamoga Hassan this week – courageous film maker, activist and founder of the Queer Kampala International Film Festival (QKIFF).

MTN Rwanda fined $8.5m for license breach

2017-05-17 22:03

A regulatory agency says it has fined MTN Rwanda roughly $8.5m for hosting its IT services outside the country.

Bailed Ugandan academic doubles down on presidential insults

2017-05-16 20:09

A prominent Ugandan academic charged with cyber harassment for calling President Yoweri Museveni a "pair of buttocks" is back on social media with more colourful criticism of the country's leader.

Ugandan troops face sexual abuse charges in central Africa

2017-05-15 18:55

Human Rights Watch says Ugandan soldiers in Central African Republic have sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015, including at least one rape.

Top African warlord Kony eludes justice, as manhunt ends

2017-05-09 18:44

Notorious African warlord Kony may never face justice as US, others are ending the international manhunt for him and his Lord's Resistance Army.

South Sudan needs fresh ideas

2017-05-07 06:25

In the years leading up to the South Sudan independence in 2011, the people of Sudan were hosted at the Imvepi refugee camp in Uganda. The euphoria following the birth of a new nation gave hope for political stability in the region.

WATCH: Africa's former child soldiers used as cheap labour in Iraq, Afghanistan

2017-05-04 10:17

Former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Uganda are being used as cheap labour for operations in Iraq and Afghanisatan, according to a new documentary on Al Jazeera.

'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.

 

Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

2017-05-26 12:31

Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers have urged Uganda's government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during violent clashes with a tribal kingdom last year that left over 100 dead.

Africa body seeks urgent help against Lord's Resistance Army

2017-05-19 21:07

The African Union says the rebel group led by one of the world's most wanted fugitives could roar back to life if countries don't "urgently" fill the void as the United States and Uganda give up the pursuit.

Ugandan leader slams torture after claims of police excesses

2017-05-16 22:01

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says the use of torture was "wrong" but faced criticism from a top rights monitor for not demanding an enquiry on alleged police excesses.

HRW denounces rape by Ugandan troops in C Africa

2017-05-15 21:57

Ugandan troops deployed in eastern Central African Republic to fight Ugandan rebels have sexually abused local women and girls, Human Rights Watch has reported.

Activist who called Ugandan president a 'pair of buttocks ' gets bail

2017-05-10 16:34

A Ugandan court has released on bail a Ugandan academic who has been jailed for calling the president "a pair of buttocks".

The buttocks and the activist

2017-05-07 06:25

The arrest and detention of Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi should be a concern for all. Her crime was simple; she dared speak out against the Ugandan government’s failed promises.

Suspects in Uganda police murder claim they were tortured

2017-05-06 13:09

Thirteen men accused of involvement in the murder of high-ranking police officer Andrew Kaweesi and two aides have appeared in court, with some claiming they had been tortured while in detention.

Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?

2017-05-01 09:21

The Ugandan president discusses regional relationships, human rights abuses and possible constitutional reform.

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.

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