Ugandan extremist fights extradition from Tanzania

2015-05-22 22:46

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

Uganda back on alert over new Shabaab threat

2015-05-17 07:40

Uganda says it is boosting security measures following fresh threats against the east African nation by Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab rebels.

Killings by suspected Ugandan rebels draw protest in eastern DRC

2015-05-12 17:05

Hundreds of people have protested in the east of DRC after a machete attack by suspected Ugandan rebels in which a local activist said at least six people were killed.

DRC seeks extradition of Islamist rebel from Tanzania

2015-05-11 22:56

Democratic Republic of Congo has sent a delegation to Tanzania to request the extradition of the leader of a Ugandan Islamist group blamed for massacres in eastern DRC.

Hoima getting ready for Uganda's oil riches

2015-05-10 11:41

Hoima in Uganda is slowly getting ready for an oil boom as it is transforming from a forlorn and remote town to a city boasting hotels and office blocks.

Almost anarchy in Uganda - President

2015-05-06 19:37

There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president says.

Man held in Tanzania may be Islamist rebel leader

2015-04-30 12:13

Uganda authorities say they are trying to verify whether a man arrested in Tanzania is Jamil Mukulu, the leader of an Islamist rebel group blamed for various deadly attacks in Western Uganda and eastern DRC.

Toll from DRC machete attack rises to 19

2015-04-17 09:21

Nineteen people, including a pregnant woman, have been killed in a machete attack in a region of the DRC that has been repeatedly attacked by Ugandan rebels, according to an updated death toll.

Uganda sitting on a political time bomb – opposition

2015-04-13 15:45

Uganda’s main opposition party says the country is sitting on a "political time bomb" and Ugandans need to stop it from "blasting" by allowing President Yoweri Museveni to retire.

Uganda prosecutor killing - 3 arrested

2015-04-07 20:26

Uganda police has arrested 3 over the killing of a senior prosecutor who handled terror cases.


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.

23 dead in new massacres in DRC's east

2015-05-14 15:12

Twenty-three people have been killed in two new massacres blamed on Ugandan rebels in the restless east of the DRC, a regional official says.

5 dead in new DRC attack near Beni - official

2015-05-12 11:47

Five people have been killed in a new attack blamed on Ugandan rebels near Beni in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say.

Uganda's 'oil rush' town stuck in the slow lane

2015-05-10 14:00

The discovery of oil in Lake Albert unleashed dreams of an economic windfall for Uganda's 38 million people, but development has proceeded at a snail's pace.

Uganda seeking extradition of rebel leader from Tanzania

2015-05-07 13:28

Uganda is seeking the extradition of the leader of an Islamist armed group responsible for the massacre of civilians in Uganda and DRC, a police spokesperson says, according to dpa.

Uganda's capital blazes a trail in cutting child deaths

2015-05-05 10:22

On a continent known for poor healthcare and high infant mortality rates, the Ugandan capital is an exception. Child deaths in Kampala fell faster than in any other African city between 2006 and 2011, despite a large influx of refugees, Save the Children says.

Uganda activists warn new bill would stifle government critics

2015-04-22 13:53

Activists in Uganda have warned that a “dangerous” new bill seeking to regulate non-governmental organisations would silence critics and “negate the very essence of freedom of association and expression”.

Uganda anger at medic brain drain

2015-04-15 23:49

A Ugandan court has dismissed an injunction sought by furious activists trying to prevent the controversial 'export' of over 250 medics to the Caribbean.

Ex-Gitmo detainee held in Uganda over killing of prosecutor

2015-04-08 13:47

Ugandan authorities have arrested a Ugandan man who once was detained at Guantanamo Bay on suspicion of playing a role in the killing last month of a local prosecutor who handled terror cases, police say.

Prosecutor in Shabaab bombing trial shot dead

2015-03-30 22:33

Gunmen have shot dead a top Ugandan state prosecutor whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in al-Shabaab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010.

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