Out of Rwanda
Police in Kabalagala, Uganda is holding a Congolese national for allegedly ramming his vehicle into the convoy of First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni with intent to harm her.
The United Nations is temporarily pulling support to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s planned military operation to drive out rebels after Kinshasa refused to sack two tainted generals leading the offensive, a UN official said Tuesday.
Two Ugandan police officers attached to Ejupala market police post in Arua district have been arrested by soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo and detained at Aru territory headquarters.
The East African Court of Justice has Yesterday opened hearings into a case filed by Burundi Journalists’ Association challenging a Law regulating the Press in the country.
Two weeks after the deadline passed for the DRC-based genocidal group, FDRL to surrender weapons and demobilise combatants as directed by SADC, ICGLR and United Nations, the joint international military brigade was reportedly set to commence offensive operations against outfit whose leaders and ideology are blamed for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Weeks later, DRC On 28 January announced fresh attacks on the rebels group but Operation Sokola2’s is still misty.
The Uganda Communications Commission has threatened to shut down social media sites over misuse by the public.
Kabila Under Pressure, The US Claims Disappointed By Delayed Strikes Against FDLR And Urges To Set Date For Presidential Elections
KINSHASA - Democratic Republic of Congo should promptly set a date for a presidential election in 2016, a senior US envoy said on Monday, increasing international pressure on President Joseph Kabila to step down at the polls next year.
Makerere University authorities are investigating circumstances under which 600 of the 12,000 students that graduated last month made it to the graduation list without meeting the minimum academic requirements.
Since her university days, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, an openly gay woman and activist in Uganda where homosexuality is illegal, has been a victim of vicious tabloid gossip.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Washington late Sunday for meetings with President Obama that start Monday. Here’s what they will talk about:
Mr Museveni told the neighbouring countries to disarm people holding guns illegally, saying it was genocidal for pastoral communities to keep guns.
SOMETIMES there are no good options. Nigeria goes to the polls on February 14th to elect the next president, who will face problems so large from rampant corruption to a jihadist insurgency that they could break the country apart, with dire consequences for Nigerians and the world.
Police in Uganda have commenced investigations into circumstances under which the Uganda Airforce, Major Kiwanuka, died in a road accident along Entebbe Road on Sunday night.
President Barack Obama’s approval rating may be on the upswing, but he remains one of the most polarizing presidents in modern history, according to a new Gallup analysis.
The United States has warned the government of Burundi under President Pierre Nkurunziza of harassment, detention of political activities and execution of prisoners of war as the country walks a tightrope to the May Presidential elections.
THE Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday rejected a United Nations ultimatum for two tainted generals leading an offensive against Rwandan rebels in the country’s east to be replaced.
As the United Nations Intervention Brigade and DRC Forces continue to drag their feet in combating genocidal militia FDLR, other militia groups commit more massacres
Armed militants used machetes to slit throats of women, men and children as they slept in their houses, in the Eastern Congo, at least 23 civilians have been slaughtered in the town of Kididiwe in Beni territory, North Kivu.
THE FALL: Newly AU Chairman Robert Mugabe missed a step as he walked down from the podium and immediately fell down
Zimbabwe’s 90-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, fell down a staircase Wednesday as he left the podium after a speech.
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.