Huawei technicians have been helping governments in Uganda and Zambia spy on their political opponents, a new report says

2019-08-14 21:34

The Ugandan and Zambian governments reportedly enlisted help from Huawei employees to spy on their political opponents.

Promoters of toxic bleach targeted African communities with their 'MMS' miracle cure using a video the Red Cross now disowns

2019-05-26 15:52

Proponents of Miracle Mineral Solution, a form of bleach, are exploiting Africa as a place to administer the substance.

Belinda Nansaasi wins this country's first-ever Miss Curvy pageant to attract tourists, which left many outraged

2019-04-29 11:51

Uganda held its first Miss Curvy pageant as part of a government campaign to use "curvy women" to attract tourists to the east African nation.

The minister of tourism in Uganda compares curvy women to tourist attractions causing outrage online

2019-02-07 16:07

Activists reject the complete objectification of women’s bodies.

‘Authenticity is key in comedy’ says Kansiime

2018-09-06 15:49

The hilarious multiple award-winning Ugandan comedian and actress Kansiime Kubiryaba Anne gives us insight into her world and her nomination for the 8th Annual South African Savanna Comics Choice Awards

Uganda, Djibouti censured by ICC

2016-07-12 22:15

The International Criminal Court says it is referring Uganda and Djibouti to the UN Security Council after the countries' failed to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Threat of Ebola outbreak in West Africa

2014-03-26 14:23

Nations in West African are trying to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. There have been deaths in Guinea and symptoms in neighbouring countries.


US missionary accused of killing hundreds of Ugandan babies

2019-06-25 13:45

The stethoscope hanging around her neck and the white coat she donned led Gimbo Zubeda and Kakai Annet to believe Renee Bach was a qualified medical doctor.

British man arrested in Uganda after promoting 'MMS' bleach as a cure for HIV and malaria

2019-05-23 16:12

MMS is really a toxic bleach which causes nausea, seizures and severe dehydration if ingested in large doses.

An American tourist and her driver who were kidnapped in Uganda were rescued unharmed

2019-04-08 10:53

An American tourist and her driver have been rescued after they were kidnapped by four armed men last week in a national park in southwestern Uganda.

A tiny island in Africa with 131 inhabitants has caused 'Africa's smallest war'

2018-10-25 11:10

Migingo Island on Lake Victoria houses four pubs, a pharmacy, a hair salon, and several brothels.

How Google plans to turn Africa into a digital hub

2016-10-11 11:46

There’s a job to be done to make sure that every consumer in Africa has the kind of internet experience that makes sense for them, says Luke Mckend, country director for Google South Africa.

Crowdfunding saves kitten flung from car

2014-10-07 08:27

A new Crowdfunding website, is giving abused and abandoned animals across the world a second chance. Their star is a kitten called Roger who was cruelly flung from a moving car in Colorado.

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