10 militia killed in DRC: army

2018-05-24 20:13

Ten suspected Ugandan militia members have been killed in an army offensive on a rebel base in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the DRC military has said.

UN extends African peace mission in Somalia

2018-05-16 16:18

A UN-backed peacekeeping mission in Somalia, which faces attacks by an Al-Qaeda affiliate, has received unanimous Security Council backing until July 31.

Ugandan leader of shadowy rebel group in court over mass murder charges

2018-05-15 11:42

The Ugandan leader of a shadowy rebel group operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo has appeared in court on charges of mass murder and crimes against humanity.

Uganda counts gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'

2018-04-25 19:17

Uganda has begun counting its population of critically endangered mountain gorillas amid confidence their numbers are steadily rising, boosting prospects for its tourism industry that relies heavily on the primates.

WATCH: I knew Idi Amin

2018-04-15 07:30

Here is an insight into the life of one of Africa's most notorious leaders, Uganda's Idi Amin, through the eyes of people who knew him and met him

Uganda backs electric vehicle project it says can lead Africa

2018-04-12 11:37

Uganda’s cabinet has approved a plan to commercially produce electric vehicles, a project it describes as putting it at the forefront of African innovation in the industry.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Botswana president, Buhari

2018-04-10 08:30

Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, are reportedly refusing to vacate the statehouse still more than four months after he was forced to retire, and Botswana's new president Mokgweetsi Masisi is set to hold talks with Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe.

Uganda's 'life presidency' law faces legal challenge

2018-04-09 16:31

A court in Uganda is hearing a case that seeks to overturn a law that removed an age barrier to the long-time president's rule.

Israel's African migrants in limbo after Netanyahu reversal

2018-04-04 10:48

Halofom Sultan went from being jailed in his native Eritrea for opposing the oppressive government to detention in Israel, where he is seeking asylum after fleeing for his life.

African leaders, AU pay tribute to Madikizela-Mandela

2018-04-03 15:01

The African Union and leaders on the continent have paid their respects to Winnie Madikizela Mandela.


Ebola response on 'knife's edge' as timing key, WHO says

2018-05-23 16:34

The World Health Organisation is accelerating its efforts with nine countries neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo to try to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond the border, WHO's director for Africa has said, as a colleague warned that the next few weeks will determine whether the virus can be kept under control.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Mugabe, Kenya

2018-05-16 08:00

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s expensive briefcase has got Zimbabwean opinion sharply divided, and enraged Kenyan women have protested after waitresses told a mother to 'breastfeed her baby in the toilet'

Uganda police kill two in 'radicalisation centre' raid

2018-04-29 15:32

Ugandan police say they have stumbled upon a "radicalisation centre" at a Kampala mosque, shooting dead two people, arresting dozens and releasing over 100 women and children.

Weaning African leaders off addiction to power 'is an ongoing struggle'

2018-04-17 06:01

Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s, writes The Conversation.

Uganda 'considering' Israel's request to take 500 migrants

2018-04-13 17:00

Uganda is "positively considering" Israel's request to take 500 Eritrean or Sudanese migrants rejected by Israel, a senior government official has said, the first official confirmation of an agreement to receive African migrants whose planned deportations have caused widespread protests in Israel.

Uganda inks deal with consortium to build oil refinery

2018-04-10 21:08

Uganda signed an agreement with an international consortium of energy industry investors on Tuesday to build a long-delayed oil refinery, according to an official statement.

Six park rangers killed in DRC's Virunga wildlife sanctuary

2018-04-09 21:30

Six rangers were killed on Monday in an ambush in the Virunga National Park, the Democratic Republic of Congo's famed haven for gorillas and other endangered species, the park has said.

Cholera outbreak kills 40 Congolese refugees in Uganda

2018-04-05 16:45

More than 40 people who fled fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo have died from cholera at a refugee camp in Uganda, the Red Cross has said

Israel cancels controversial plan to deport African migrants

2018-04-03 16:07

Israel has announced it had reached a deal with the UN refugee agency to cancel a controversial plan to deport African migrants and replace it with a new one that will see thousands sent to Western countries.

Extremists kill 4 African Union soldiers in southern Somalia

2018-04-03 12:29

Somalia's al-Shabaab Islamic extremists have launched an attack on African Union troops in country's south, killing four Ugandan peacekeepers, said Ugandan army spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire

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