Uganda


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.

Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees

2017-06-19 20:35

Amnesty International says rich countries have failed in their obligation to help Uganda support refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan.

Rights groups condemn Ugandan inaction over killings

2017-05-27 13:00

Rights groups have accused the Ugandan government of inaction over the deadly assault by security forces on a tribal king's palace six months ago, renewing their call for an independent probe.

Inside Uganda’s only queer film festival

2017-05-21 08:44

We spoke to Kamoga Hassan this week – courageous film maker, activist and founder of the Queer Kampala International Film Festival (QKIFF).

MTN Rwanda fined $8.5m for license breach

2017-05-17 22:03

A regulatory agency says it has fined MTN Rwanda roughly $8.5m for hosting its IT services outside the country.

Bailed Ugandan academic doubles down on presidential insults

2017-05-16 20:09

A prominent Ugandan academic charged with cyber harassment for calling President Yoweri Museveni a "pair of buttocks" is back on social media with more colourful criticism of the country's leader.

 

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.

Uganda, UN seek $8bn for South Sudanese refugees

2017-06-20 15:13

Uganda's government and the United Nations are appealing for $8 billion in funding to deal with the crisis of refugees from South Sudan

Uganda probes Chinese diplomats over ivory trafficking

2017-05-31 21:07

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered an investigation into possible collusion between the country's wildlife agency and two Chinese diplomats in the trafficking of ivory.

Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

2017-05-26 12:31

Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers have urged Uganda's government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during violent clashes with a tribal kingdom last year that left over 100 dead.

Africa body seeks urgent help against Lord's Resistance Army

2017-05-19 21:07

The African Union says the rebel group led by one of the world's most wanted fugitives could roar back to life if countries don't "urgently" fill the void as the United States and Uganda give up the pursuit.

Ugandan leader slams torture after claims of police excesses

2017-05-16 22:01

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says the use of torture was "wrong" but faced criticism from a top rights monitor for not demanding an enquiry on alleged police excesses.

HRW denounces rape by Ugandan troops in C Africa

2017-05-15 21:57

Ugandan troops deployed in eastern Central African Republic to fight Ugandan rebels have sexually abused local women and girls, Human Rights Watch has reported.

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