Kenya detains alleged ISIS recruiters

2015-07-02 23:22

Kenyan police detain 2 alleged Islamic State recruiters from Uganda

Uganda opposition chief launches presidential bid

2015-07-02 12:04

Prominent Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has entered next year’s election race against veteran President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, a report says.

Ugandan opposition leader prepares fourth presidential challenge

2015-06-30 22:26

Veteran Ugandan politician Kizza Besigye will seek the opposition's nomination to challenge Yoweri Museveni in presidential elections next year, that could provide the toughest test of the incumbent's almost three decades in power

Tanzanian court orders extradition of Islamist rebel leader to Uganda

2015-06-25 21:12

A Tanzanian court has ordered an Islamist rebel leader to be extradited to Uganda to face murder charges, though he says he will appeal against the decision.

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

2015-06-24 11:25

Motorbike taxis, known as 'boda-bodas' in Uganda are an affordable and effective, but dangerous way of cutting through the traffic clogging Kampala's streets. Now a startup, dubbed 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' hopes to make them safer and more reliable.

Uganda arrests general critical of Museveni

2015-06-19 16:43

Ugandan police have arrested an army general critical of the authorities, escalating a crackdown on opponents of President Yoweri Museveni before elections early next year.

Ugandan social media critic of president freed on bail

2015-06-15 15:29

A Ugandan court has released on bail a man accused of criticising President Yoweri Museveni on social media, including comments about the veteran leader’s health.

Rap-orters telling the news in Uganda hip-hop style

2015-06-09 17:59

'Newzbeat' makes a catchy change from a standard news bulletin: Ugandans call the broadcasters "rap-orters", a youth team of hip-hop artists-turned-journalists rapping the headlines.

Uganda holds suspect in top prosecutor assassination

2015-05-29 05:24

Police in Uganda have arrested a man suspected of involvement in the assassination of a top prosecutor engaged in high-profile cases including the trial of alleged Shabaab bombers.

Ugandan extremist fights extradition from Tanzania

2015-05-22 22:46

An Islamic extremist leader detained in Tanzania is fighting extradition home to Uganda.


Ugandan police open fire at opposition rally

2015-07-02 16:23

A Ugandan police officer has opened fire at an opposition rally injuring one person, police and opposition say, prompting critics to accuse the government of using violence to intimidate rivals ahead of next year’s presidential vote.

US gay ruling inspires hope but also revulsion in Africa

2015-07-01 16:36

US President Barack Obama hailed Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage as a 'thunderbolt' but few share his view of gay rights in socially and religiously conservative Africa, which he visits this month.

Uganda opposition age-limit bid to block veteran leader

2015-06-26 17:00

Uganda’s opposition has launched a legal challenge to block President Yoweri Museveni for running in elections next year, claiming he is too old to be eligible to stand again.

Uganda bans public meetings for challenger

2015-06-24 19:15

Uganda's police force have barred a former prime minister from holding meetings to promote his challenge to President Yoweri Museveni for power.

Anglo-Irish company agrees to $250m tax bill in Uganda

2015-06-22 10:45

Anglo-Irish company Tullow Oil says it has settled a long-running tax dispute in Uganda by agreeing to the payment of a $250m bill.

Uganda's ousted PM says to run on Youtube

2015-06-15 21:13

Uganda's former prime minister, ousted in a power struggle, says on Youtube he will seek the presidency.

Uganda's ousted PM to run against president

2015-06-15 12:05

A former Ugandan prime minister who was fired last year says he will seek the presidency in elections scheduled for next year.

Ugandan woman's agony as granddaughter 'sold' to Americans

2015-05-29 13:16

In Uganda, foreigners can secure legal guardianship in a matter of weeks, sometimes before the child's birth parents realise what has happened.

Fears foreigners are exploiting loophole to adopt in Uganda

2015-05-28 06:41

Uganda MPs have raised fresh concerns that hundreds of children have left the country through 'dubious circumstances' as a result of foreigners working with local lawyers to exploit a loophole in the law.

Interpol: Islamic extremist rebel to be extradited to Uganda

2015-05-19 16:46

The head of Interpol in Uganda says an Islamic extremist leader who was arrested in Tanzania will be extradited to Uganda after Tanzanian authorities agreed to co-operate.

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