Crop-destroying armyworm caterpillars spread to Uganda

2017-03-26 11:15

A plague of crop-destroying fall armyworm caterpillars has spread to East Africa where officials confirmed their presence for the first time in Uganda.

Uganda at 'breaking point' as South Sudan refugees pour in

2017-03-23 18:01

The United Nations refugee chief says Uganda is at a "breaking point" as almost 3 000 South Sudanese refugees pour into the country every day.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Namibia, Uganda

2017-03-17 19:29

President Robert Mugabe has denied donating biscuits and children's snacks to flood victims, and the spokesperson for Uganda's police has been shot dead by gunmen outside his home.

Kenya becomes latest African nation to ban plastic bags

2017-03-15 19:47

Kenya's government is banning the manufacture and import of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.

DRC court sentences 9 rebels to death over killings

2017-03-10 19:48

A Congolese court has sentenced to death nine rebels and acquitted two others as the government seeks to hold a rebel group accountable for attacks that have killed more than 1 000 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since October 2014.

As South Sudan refugee flood continues, so do tales of abuse

2017-03-01 17:40

More than 100 000 people have fled a single county in South Sudan in just three months as civil war continues amid warnings of genocide.

India's vice president visits Uganda, meets president

2017-02-22 21:46

India's Vice President Hamid Ansari is meeting with Ugandan officials on the second leg of his African visit.

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

2017-02-20 18:35

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor has been launched in Uganda amid concerns about the source of its minerals.

Uganda warns of strain under huge South Sudan refugee influx

2017-02-17 18:51

Uganda is warning its resources are strained by the hundreds of thousands of refugees who continue to flee violence in South Sudan and Burundi.

US to give Uganda $25m in aid for refugees

2017-02-14 21:54

The United States will give over $25 million in humanitarian aid to Uganda, to help the nation cope with a huge influx of refugees fleeing conflict in east Africa, the US ambassador in Kampala has said.


Crop-destroying armyworm caterpillars spread to Uganda

2017-03-24 20:33

A plague of crop-destroying fall armyworm caterpillars has spread to East Africa where officials confirmed their presence for the first time in Uganda.

Uganda's Museveni slams top cop assassination, calls for camera installations

2017-03-17 20:28

President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the killing of a prominent cop and "directed the immediate installation of cameras in all major towns of Uganda and along the highways," his office says.

VIDEO: Uganda's police spokesperson, 2 aides shot dead in capital

2017-03-17 15:31

The spokesperson for Uganda's police has been shot dead by gunmen outside his home in the capital, a government official says, in the latest of a series of assassinations that have stocked fears of insecurity in Kampala.

Ugandan forces killed scores including kids: Rights group

2017-03-15 17:59

More than 155 people died in deadly encounters last year between Ugandan forces and people loyal to a tribal king who has since been charged with treason, says Human Rights Watch, urging an independent investigation into the killings that shocked this East African country.

African governments urged to donate to fund for war victims

2017-03-01 17:40

An official associated with the International Criminal Court is urging African governments to contribute to a trust fund for victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Fear hangs over busy Uganda - DRC border post

2017-02-24 18:54

The jagged, ice-capped Rwenzori Mountains stab at the sky above Mpondwe, a bustling border town in western Uganda.

Uganda gold refinery raises alarm over conflict minerals

2017-02-22 20:58

The inauguration of Uganda's first gold refinery has sparked concern over the possibility of dirty minerals from regional conflict zones making their way into the country.

Uganda seizes ton of ivory, arrests 2 West African suspects

2017-02-19 07:00

Ugandan authorities have seized a ton of illegal ivory and arrested three west Africans they believed were plotting to ship it abroad, an official says.

Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces

2017-02-16 16:50

Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the west African country's troops

Newly formed Arise makes two African banking investments

2017-02-14 17:35

Newly formed investment company Arise has recently made two investments into Africa's banking sector, one in Ghana and one in Uganda.

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