Uganda


MTN sees number of Uganda phone operators dwindling

2016-06-29 10:16

Uganda may be poised to lose some of its mobile-phone companies due to a 'highly saturated' voice market that’s causing some operators to halt investment, says MTN.

Uganda to be out of Somalia 'by 2017'

2016-06-23 21:50

Uganda, the largest contributor to an AU mission fighting jihadists in Somalia, will pull out its troops from next year, the head of the military says.

Soldier kills 7 at army barracks

2016-06-16 21:09

A Kampala report says a soldier, apparently fighting with his wife, has shot and killed seven people, all women or children.

Uganda to withdraw troops from CAR

2016-06-10 20:29

Uganda plans to withdraw all of its troops from a mission in the Central African whose goal is to hunt down members of the LRA rebel group.

Museveni drops 35 ministers, picks his wife for key education portfolio

2016-06-09 11:55

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has dropped at least 35 ministers from his cabinet and appointed his wife as the new education and sports minister.

Turkey president in Uganda on African tour

2016-06-01 21:16

Turkey's President Recep Teyyep Edorgan is in Uganda to promote trade and tourism opportunities between the two countries.

Kampala SWC bombings mastermind gets life

2016-05-27 20:17

A Ugandan court has sentenced the convicted mastermind of twin bombings in Kampala that killed 76 people in 2010, to life in prison.

Ugandan president's son denies he wants to succeed father

2016-05-26 12:18

The son of Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, has rejected claims that he plans to succeed his father, reports say.

Uganda opposition leader in maximum security jail

2016-05-18 15:59

Uganda's opposition leader has been remanded to maximum security prison in the capital after being charged with treason.

Uganda: Safety concerns for jailed opposition leader

2016-05-16 19:03

A lawyer for a detained opposition leader in Uganda says he is concerned for the safety of his client, who has been charged with treason last week because of his anti-government protests.

 

SAA let us down, says Uganda's Yoweri Museveni

2016-06-24 12:50

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni feels let down by regional airlines such as SAA, which he says charge exorbitant fares and have failed to service routes into the country.

S Sudan: More than a ton of Asia-bound ivory seized

2016-06-17 19:12

A South Sudanese wildlife official says more than a ton of ivory has been seized at the airport in the capital, Juba.

Uganda: Jailed opposition leader says he fears for his life

2016-06-15 14:18

Uganda: Opposition leader jailed on treason charges says he fears for his life in prison

Thirty held in Uganda over 'coup plot'

2016-06-10 18:00

At least 30 people, including serving soldiers and an opposition MP, have been detained on suspicion of plotting to overthrow Uganda's government.

Museveni says can't influence release of rival Besigye

2016-06-09 11:34

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says he cannot influence the release of his long-time rival Kizza Besigye, who is in prison on an allegedly trumped up treason charge, a report says.

Uganda vows to halt military ties with N Korea: Seoul

2016-05-29 17:57

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to cut military and security ties with North Korea in line with UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, a Seoul official says.

Uganda 2010 bombing mastermind found guilty

2016-05-26 18:04

The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab that killed 76 people in Kampala has been found guilty.

Uganda protests to DRC over border police killings

2016-05-24 17:23

Uganda has sent an official complaint to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo after four police officers were shot dead on a lake between the neighbours.

Lunga's comments to Ugandans 'were meant to restore peace'

2016-05-17 13:23

Foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba says President Edgar Lungu’s message to Ugandans during his recent visit to that country was meant to restore peace following the disputed February election, reports Post Zambia.

Zambian leader slammed over Uganda election remarks

2016-05-16 13:43

Zambians and Ugandans have castigated President Edgar Lungu over the remarks he made in Uganda last week when he attended President Yoweri Museveni's swearing-in ceremony.

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