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.

Woman, nurse 'steal' 5-day-old premature baby from hospital

2017-02-13 15:02

A Ugandan nurse together with an accomplice have been arrested in connection with stealing a 5-day-old premature baby, says a report.

Activists cheer exit of Gambia leader, an anti-gay 'icon'

2017-02-03 12:38

Gay rights activists in Gambia have cheered the exit of Yahya Jammeh 'a kind of icon of homophobia', who denounced homosexuality as "anti-god anti-human and anti-civilisation".

'I was grabbed, dragged to a nearby lodge and raped by a Ugandan soldier at age 12'

2017-01-31 15:34

Ugandan soldiers deployed in the Central African Republic to search for rebel leader Joseph Kony have been accused of raping women and children, a report says.

17 million face hunger in Horn of Africa due to drought

2017-01-30 08:30

With very little rain in the last weeks and none expected for two months, more than 17 million people face hunger in the Horn of Africa, the UN food agency says.

WATCH: I'm not your servant, President Museveni tells Ugandans

2017-01-27 14:02

President Yoweri Museveni has left many in Uganda disappointed following the remarks he made that he was not a "servant" - for Ugandans - but a "political fighter".

Uganda confirms hundreds of Congolese M23 rebels missing

2017-01-19 17:04

Hundreds of members of a Congolese rebel group have fled a military camp where they had been awaiting amnesty since the signing of a peace deal with Democratic Republic of Congo's government in 2013, says Uganda's government.


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.

Somalia's quarter century of chaos

2017-02-09 18:48

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected Somali president, in the second presidential election since 1991 held amid tight security due to clashes between Al-Qaeda-linked fighters and African Union peacekeepers.

Top Africa stories: Africa, Gambia, Zim

2017-01-31 20:17

UK's foreign secretary suggests Donald Trump is no worse than ageing President Robert Mugabe, and the ANC says AU's decision to re-admit Morocco is "regrettable".

30 DRC M23 militia fighters seek refuge in Rwanda

2017-01-30 17:02

Thirty individuals claiming to be members of a Congolese militia group have sought refuge in neighbouring Rwanda, saying they were fleeing a Democratic Republic of Congo army offensive, says the Rwandan government .

Ugandan president's 'I'm not your servant' comment should 'worry us all'

2017-01-29 14:45

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s recent "I'm not your servant" remark "should worry us", an editorial comment by Daily Monitor says, adding that such utterance means he is not "accountable" to Ugandans.

IMF's Lagarde in Central African Republic to urge support

2017-01-26 06:00

The managing director of the IMF is making her first visit to Central African Republic to encourage the global community to support a country whose infrastructure has been "shattered" by conflict.

Africa's big men: The continent's long-serving leaders

2017-01-19 14:17

Who are the nine longest-serving leaders in Africa and how long have they been in power?

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