Out of Rwanda
North Korea’s National Defense Commission took to the airwaves today to threaten the United States with the "most disastrous final doom on its mainland," warning that "the time of the nightmare" is near.
At least 17 people have been hacked to death in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been plagued by a spate of massacres blamed on Ugandan rebels, police said Wednesday.
Award-winning al-Jazeera correspondent touches down in Brisbane after deportation from Egypt following 400 days in jail
The agreement, signed by the South Sudan army Chief General Kuol Manyang Juuk and the Ugandan Defence minister Crispus Kiyonga is expected to address the footing of bills for the continued stay of the UPDF in South Sudan.
A passenger plane with 58 people on board has plunged into a river outside the Taiwanese capital Taipei, killing nine people, according to national media reports. About 16 people were rescued, but dozens were still trapped inside, reports said.
The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, General Yoweri Museveni, has strongly pledged to address the housing challenge in the Army by constructing in phases, housing units in all barracks in the country.
Dr. Israel Ahimbisibwe, his wife Mrs. Dorcus Ahimbisibwe and their last born son, junior ‘Jay’, were found dead in an apartment complex in West Houston, United States
President Goodluck Jonathan narrowly escaped a car bomb in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Monday.
On 2nd February in 1971, General Idi Amin Dada named himself the third president of Uganda, a week after leading the military coup that toppled the country’s second post-colonial leader, Milton Obote. Charismatic to the public, he proved a cruel, greedy tyrant behind closed doors.
Two Uganda nationals are among the 16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo on February 1, 2015 at midnight.
The deceased identified as Aminah Mugabirwe Night 28, the proprietor of Bandale Digitale Night Club was shot on the head and died shortly when she was rushed to Ania Church hospital in A’ru town.
45 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and 18 others critically injured in Lower Shebelle region in southern Somalia after a precision airstrike hit their camp and a convoy mid-day Saturday.
The United States has welcomed the offensive launched by the DR Congo government forces against the Rwandan rebels based in the eastern part of the country.
By the age of 18 Ongwen had become a major. By the time he became a brigadier, in his early 20s, Ongwen had developed a reputation as a daring and fierce fighter and had become one of the top LRA commanders.
Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army spokesman said Thursday.
Only smaller parties, two of six opposition parties that fielded candidates in the last presidential race, Uganda Federal Alliance and the People’s Progressive Party appear to be focused on investing more of their resources in parliamentary and local council seats.
Burundi:Opposition parties accuse Nkurunziza of "massive fraud" during voters registration process for the upcoming elections
Opposition parties have accused the government of "massive fraud" and demanded the resignation of the electoral Commission, alleging there was mass distribution of identification cards to supporters of the ruling party.
President and first lady post heartwarming happy snaps to promote Obamacare as deadline to sign up for health insurance approaches
Eugene de Kock, known as "Prime Evil", was sentenced to two life terms for murder and torture of black activists.
Many Boko Haram fighters reportedly killed in first action by foreign troops on Nigerian soil against the armed group.
The new chairman of the African Union, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, is the continent’s oldest leader — and one of its most controversial post-colonial figures.
The United Nations Security Council Yesterday renewed its sanctions on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prevent the supply, sale or transfer of arms, training, and financing, to armed groups.
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir was rushed to hospital in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday after he fell ill during a meeting.
Somalia’s new prime minister has proposed a new Cabinet after Parliament rejected his last list of candidates, prompting international concerns political power struggles were stalling progress.
Following his formal request to the UPDF Commissions Board for retirement, former Coordinator of intelligence organs Gen. David Sejusa, through his lawyers, has expressed worry over the way the matter is being handled.
South Sudan leader Gen Salva Kiir has directed all commanders of elite army units of SPLA to prepare for a “protracted” and “decisive” war against the rebels of Dr Riek Machar, saying his Vice President is not ready to honour peace agreements.
The Military High Court yesterday started hearing in substance the case involving Col. Tom Byabagamba, Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara and (rtd) Sergeant François Kabayiza who are charged with several counts, some jointly, others individual.
Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram is waging the most brutal insurgency in Africa. It has seized vast amounts of territory, threatening Nigeria’s territorial integrity and opening a new frontier by targeting neighbouring Cameroon. Officials estimate that some three million people are affected by the humanitarian crisis caused by the five-year insurgency in the north-east.
A very strange incident occurred at the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Victory Day celebrations at Boma grounds in Soroti on Monday, sparking superstitious insinuations.
Armed men on Sunday kidnapped the Central African Republic minister for sports and former rebel chief Armel Ningatoloum Sayo as he returned from church in the capital Bangui, his wife said.
January 26, 1986 marked the end of a five-year bloody armed struggle that catapulted Yoweri Museveni, the battle-hardened leader of the National Resistance Army (NRA), to Uganda’s highest political office.
Burundian authorities arrested Bob Rugurika, director of Radio publique africaine (RPA), days after his radio station broadcast a series of investigative reports into the September 2014 murder of three elderly Italian nuns in the country.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Friday evening called for probe over excessive use of force by security officers against demonstrators in Democratic Republic of the Congo cities, Kinshasa and Goma, and called for “a thorough and independent investigation” into the matter.
After the death of Saudi Arabi ’s King Abdallah on Friday, world leaders are landing in Riyadh this saturday to attend the funeral.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 42 people have been killed in three days of protests in Democratic Republic of Congo over a proposed legal reform the opposition says would keep President Joseph Kabila in power for years, a rights group said, three times the official estimate.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan officials on Tuesday rushed to condemn the use of teargas against children at a Nairobi primary school who were protesting at the loss of their playground.
Pope Francis has confirmed reports of his much anticipated visit to Africa particularly Uganda and the Central African Republic by the end of this year.
That is the critical question after police on Wednesday said fingerprint tests indicated that the body of a man believed to be International Criminal Court witness Meshack Yebei could actually be a different person.