Criminalising same-sex relations is a violation of international human rights law

2019-10-14 12:13

We urge the SA government to condemn this colonial-style Ugandan law and to be as vocal about it as they are about matters concerning discrimination based on race.

Ugandan pop star-turned-politician escapes arrest on motorbike

2019-10-10 06:28

Local media sources report that Wine was on his way to his Independence Day concert but was "intercepted by police".

Bobi wine denounces Uganda's red beret ban as 'sham'

2019-10-01 19:28

Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition politician, has announced the government's move to outlaw the civilian use of red berets, a signature symbol of his "People Power" movement.

Russia to help Uganda develop nuclear energy

2019-09-18 16:13

Russia and Uganda have agreed to work together in the field of nuclear energy, the Russian nuclear agency Rosatom says, as Moscow seeks to strengthen its influence in Africa.

Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official

2019-08-30 12:06

A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official says.

19 killed in Uganda fuel truck blast - police

2019-08-19 22:21

Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, police say.

Hong Kong strike | US shootings: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-05 07:24

Commuter chaos as protesters shut Hong Kong with general strike | Authorities investigate two back-to-back mass shootings; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo

2019-07-11 08:22

Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said.

Uganda's burgeoning refugee burden

2019-06-22 08:04

The country already hosts more than one million refugees as more people escaping violence in the DRC arrive.

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

2019-06-13 20:56

Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people.


Homosexuality to be punishable by death in Uganda

2019-10-11 14:00

Uganda has announced its plans for a Bill to be passed that will impose the death penalty on homosexuals, according to a report.

Crossing closed: How women on the Uganda-Rwanda border are coping

2019-10-05 13:40

Uganda and Rwanda are embroiled in an ongoing diplomatic row that has seen major border crossings between the countries closed since late February.

Red beret banned, jail time for those who wear it in Uganda

2019-10-01 12:37

Uganda has designated the red beret and tunic as official military clothing that could land civilians who wear them in jail, essentially banning the uniform of opposition leader Bobi Wine and his supporters.

How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media

2019-09-10 14:32

Activists who use digital media are protected by international law and protocols that guarantee freedom of expression.

Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff

2019-08-22 14:24

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.

Uganda's Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president

2019-08-06 22:06

A Ugandan court has charged pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine with "annoying" President Yoweri Museveni, his lawyer says.

Uganda plans $263m vehicle plant with eye on region

2019-07-15 19:41

Uganda will invest $40m in the first phase of a $263m vehicle-assembly plant with the view of starting production by mid-2021 to tap rising demand in the East African Community region.

Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda

2019-06-24 15:21

Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, police say.

WATCH: Ebola crisis 'accelerating' says field coordinator in DR Congo

2019-06-14 06:53

The World Health Organisation is set to decide whether or not to declare Ebola a public health emergency after a 5-year-old died in Uganda.

One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO

2019-06-11 20:57

A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation says.

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