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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.

EU pledges $95m to Uganda for S Sudan refugees

2017-06-22 19:07

The EU has pledged $95m to Uganda, ahead of a summit to raise twenty times that amount to help it deal with nearly one million refugees from South Sudan.

 

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.

South Sudan must end war, UN chief says on refugee visit

2017-06-22 20:09

South Sudan's leaders must end a civil war that has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions, the United Nations secretary-general has said while visiting what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

Five killed in car bomb at Mogadishu police station: official

2017-06-22 17:34

Five people were killed and 10 were wounded when a car packed with explosives rammed into the wall of a police station in southern Mogadishu, says the security ministry.

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