Rwandan refugee in Uganda kidnapped in capital: Officials

2017-08-10 18:22

Ugandan officials say a Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped by unknown people in the capital, Kampala.

Earthquake shakes Uganda

2017-07-30 19:08

The US Geological Survey says an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 has hit southwestern Uganda.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Zambia, Uganda

2017-07-20 10:00

A 10 year-old girl has been killed by a lion outside her home in south-eastern Zimbabwe, and ex Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda has been hospitalised.

'God needs dollars, pounds,' pastor tells Christians

2017-07-11 18:35

The Anglican Chaplain for Uganda's parliament, Reverend Canon Christine Shimanya, has reportedly urged Christians to give their regular offerings in dollars and pounds.

Three arrested in Uganda for mock presidential funeral

2017-07-08 19:56

Three people carrying a coffin marked with President Yoweri Museveni's name were arrested in western Uganda and will be charged with "illegal assembly", police have said.

Ugandan govt bans miniskirts, coloured hair

2017-07-06 17:19

Ugandan authorities have reportedly banned non uniformed public servants from wearing sleeveless, transparent and tight clothing at work.

Fears surge of a fresh war in DRC's Nord-Kivu

2017-06-28 16:59

The governor of Democratic Republic of Congo's restive eastern province of Nord-Kivu urged the army to beef up operations against a spate of militia attacks there, saying all-out war may be imminent.

In world's largest refugee camp, youth are drawn to soccer

2017-06-25 19:57

In world's largest refugee camp, young South Sudanese keep themselves entertained with soccer,

Uganda refugee crisis fundraising fall short of hopes at $358m

2017-06-24 18:00

The international community has pledged $358 million at a fundraising summit to help Uganda tackle the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, falling well short of expectations.

At refugee summit, UN chief urges 'solidarity' with Uganda

2017-06-23 18:30

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for international solidarity with Uganda at a fundraising summit to help the country deal with nearly a million South Sudanese fleeing war.


Uganda says al-Shabaab kills 12 soldiers in Somalia ambush

2017-07-31 15:31

Uganda's military says 12 of its soldiers have been killed in an ambush by al-Shabaab Islamic extremists in southern Somalia.

Uganda arrests dozens of opposition activists

2017-07-20 20:00

Police in Uganda have announced the arrests of opposition activists this week amid speculation that longtime President Yoweri Museveni is planning to change the constitution so he can stand for re-election.

Protesters arrested for burning Museveni T-shirts

2017-07-19 16:40

Two people, protesting against a plan by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to change the constitution, have been arrested for burning T-shirts with the president's face on them.

Strict new official dress code sparks anger in Uganda

2017-07-11 15:00

Ugandan public servants have hit out at a list of strict news rules forbidding them from showing cleavage, having long nails, dyed hair or wearing skirts above the knee.

Top Africa stories: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi

2017-07-07 12:20

Morgan Tsvangirai of the MDC has called for national protests in Zimbabwe, and Twitter has reacted to Zambian leader Edgar Lungu's declaration of a state of emergency.

Uganda's 'Ghetto President' reggae star becomes real life MP

2017-06-30 16:12

For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His Excellency the Ghetto President.

Bomb blast kills eight on Kenya-Somalia border

2017-06-27 20:04

Eight people, including four children returning to school after Eid celebrations, were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, police have said.

South Sudanese refugees grapple with honoring their dead

2017-06-24 20:00

The cemetery for South Sudanese refugees lies between two streams that flood when the rains come, leaving debris scattered across the otherwise unmarked graves.

Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

2017-06-23 18:30

Food aid soon will run out for nearly a million South Sudanese sheltering in Uganda in what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis, the United Nations refugee chief has said

UN chief seeks $8bn for South Sudan refugee crisis

2017-06-23 17:00

The United Nations secretary-general is making a plea for protection of refugees around the world, saying some richer countries haven't been as tolerant as some in Africa.

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