Ebola-like Marburg virus kills two in Uganda: official

2017-10-19 17:26

Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry has said.

DRC, CAR crises under debate at 'Great Lakes' summit

2017-10-19 06:11

The crises in Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Burundi and South Sudan are expected to come under the microscope at a 12-nation summit in Brazzaville, officials say.

Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit bill

2017-10-18 16:41

Ugandan police have banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidential age limits, seen as paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni to serve a sixth term in office.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Moz, Uganda

2017-10-06 06:01

Among the top Africa stories is the latest developments in the Grace Mugabe underwear saga and reports of a Ugandan public servant who demanded to be buried with cash in his coffin, so that he could "bribe" God.

Dead man buried with money to 'bribe' God

2017-10-05 15:17

Nought has come of a Ugandan man's plan to "bribe" God. Instead, his coffin with money in was exhumed and the notes removed.

Uganda introduces bill to scrap presidential age limit

2017-09-27 19:08

Uganda's parliament has taken the first step towards scrapping the presidential age limit that would allow long-standing ruler Yoweri Museveni to stay in power.

WATCH: Lawmakers push, punch each other in Ugandan parliament

2017-09-27 13:00

Fistfights and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda’s parliament ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni a fifth term in office. Watch the video.

Ugandan court official suspended for wearing 'a very short, tight dress'

2017-09-23 13:07

A Ugandan court official has reportedly been suspended for wearing "a very short and tight dress" to work, breaching the country's strict dress code for public sector workers.

Ugandan police fire tear gas at 'life presidency' protesters

2017-09-21 12:45

Ugandan police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to rule for life.

Uganda police detain 11 protesting 'life presidency'

2017-09-19 08:20

Ugandan police have detained a lawmaker and 10 others who were arrested while protesting against a plan that they charge would enable the country's long-term president to rule for life.


Two South Africans held in Tanzania for homosexuality

2017-10-19 09:07

Two South Africans are among 12 men arrested for presumed homosexuality in Tanzania as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays, police say.

Police kill 2 at Uganda rally against president's long rule

2017-10-18 18:53

A Uganda opposition official says police have shot dead two people while seeking to foil a political rally in a remote part of the country.

10 killed in northeast DRC, Ugandan rebels blamed

2017-10-09 06:00

Authorities say at least 10 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo by Ugandan rebels belonging to the group known as ADF.

Ten dead in attack on militia in east DRC

2017-10-05 20:56

Ten fighters have died when the army launched a pre-dawn attack on a militia in the restive eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo, a military spokesperson has said.

2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attacks

2017-10-03 14:29

2 Ugandan opposition legislators say their residences have been attacked by people who lobbed explosive devices

Uganda ejects lawmakers opposed to President Museveni's long rule

2017-09-27 15:55

Uganda's parliamentary speaker has ordered the eviction of 25 lawmakers who are opposed to legislation that seeks to extend the decades-long rule of President Yoweri Museveni.

Ugandan lawmakers in brawl over 'life presidency' bill

2017-09-26 20:06

A fight broke out in Uganda's parliament amid efforts to introduce legislation that could extend the long-time leader's decades-long hold on power

Ugandan students defy ban to protest over presidential age limit

2017-09-21 20:00

Ugandan police have fired teargas at students who defied a police order banning protests as they demonstrated the proposed removal of presidential age limits that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021.

Top Africa stories : Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Uganda

2017-09-19 08:20

Zimbabwe is set to recruit at least 102 Cuban doctors amid 'serious shortage' of specialists, and at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May.

Fear, confusion as Uganda 'serial killer' murders pile up

2017-09-18 06:19

In a gruesome spate of killings the bodies of at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May.

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