Out of Rwanda
Britain’s Ministry of Defence has drawn up a secret report about how to keep the African National Congress in power at the next election‚ according to a report by digital media and broadcasting company Vice.
The U.S. delegation to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration walked out of Thursday’s ceremony in protest against his disparaging comments about an international war crimes tribunal and the presence of Sudan’s leader, whom the court has indicted, the State Department said.
Butambala county MP Hon. Muwanga Kivumbi says the biggest promise President Yoweri Museveni should make at Kololo while being sworn in is that he won’t lift the age limit.
Kenyan authorities said on Tuesday a security operation launched last year to flush out Al-Shabaab militants in the vast forest in the coastal region of Kwale was still underway, with 36 insurgents having been arrested so far.
The UN Refugee Agency is calling on the Government of Kenya to reconsider its recent announcement that it intends to end the hosting of refugees.
The federation of Egyptian tourism agencies said on Monday it had paid $140,000 each in compensation to the families of three of eight Mexican tourists killed by mistake last year.
Nigerian troops operating in restive northeast Borno are making tremendous progress as the ongoing special operation in the Sambisa forest, the Boko Haram stronghold, enters day 12, a military spokesperson said Monday.
At least 83 people were wounded early Monday in a fire in downtown Cairo, state-run MENA news agency reported.
Government has set aside shs 20billions that will be used for the preparations of the swearing in ceremony for the Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the only president elect.
There was pandemonium at Presbyterian Church in South Sudan capital Juba after a fierce fight erupted between the body guards of South Sudan’s first vice president Dr Riek Machar on one side and those of the bodyguards of General Gathoth Gatkuoth and former chief of general staff, General James Hoth Mai, on the other.
The Islamic State group’s Egyptian branch claimed on Sunday a shooting that killed eight policemen on Cairo’s southern outskirts, in a statement circulated on social media.
A week after an apartment block collapsed killing 42 people, Nairobi authorities on Friday began to demolish 78 high risk buildings, according to journalists at the scene, leaving some residents homeless.
George Karemeera a state attorney in the case where former coordinator of military intelligence General David Sejjusa filed in the high court seeking an order to the UPDF commissions board retire him officially in the army, has asked the court to dismiss the case with costs.
Drought-hit Zimbabwe has invited local farmers and private game rangers to buy wild animals as it destocks national game reserves to save fauna from starvation, the wildlife authority said Wednesday.
Dockers began unloading tens of thousands of tonnes of food from a US aid ship on Thursday destined for war-torn areas of Sudan.
Fists flew in the South African parliament on Wednesday as security guards physically ejected leftist opposition lawmakers in the latest outbreak of political drama over the troubled presidency of Jacob Zuma.
Panic and anxiety ripped through Kampala city residents after two military jets hovered over Kampala city center sending residents into fear.
DR Congo’s justice minister said on Wednesday he had ordered a probe into the alleged use of foreign mercenaries by opposition politician Moise Katumbi, who later announced his candidacy for president.
Col Jean Baptiste Bagaza a former Burundi’s president has died at the age of 70 in hospital in the Belgian capital, Brussels.
When Emmanuel Nkurunziza arrived in Australia in 2011, he had just left his home for 15 years to live in a refugee camp in Rwanda.
Former President Mwai Kibaki has thanked Kenyans for the love and support they have shown to his family following the demise of his wife, former first lady Lucy Muthoni Kibaki.
A 13-year-old boy has been killed by a crocodile along the Ruvuma River in Tanzania’s southern region of Mtwara, authorities said Tuesday.
The government of Tanzania said on Tuesday it got 268 million U.S. dollars for the construction of a water pipeline from Lake Victoria to the country’s central region of Tabora.
Police chief Kale Kayihura has redeployed officers at the home of former FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye.
Nigeria’s former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke is under investigation for allegedly trying to rig last year’s elections, a spokesman for the country’s anti-corruption agency said on Tuesday.
The death toll in the collapse of a six-storey building in Nairobi rose to 21 on Monday after four more bodies were pulled from the rubble of the residential structure that gave way during weekend storms.
Around 10 soldiers of the British Army have arrived in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter the al-Shabaab militant group, local media reported Monday.
There is security panic at Entebbe Airport after police burst plans by the Somali based Al-Qaeda-linked Alshaabab to bomb the airport and other key government installations before the president’s swearing in ceremony.
Uganda-Wakiso: A jealous mother from Wakiso Kitezi in Kabaga, Jomay Zone, in Wakiso District has killed two of her children in a fire she set on her home.
Gunmen in trench coats burst into a bar firing at drinkers in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura killing five, police said, the latest in a string of attacks in the troubled country.
A child has been pulled alive from the rubble after a building collapse in Nairobi killed at least seven people.
South Sudan rebel General Peter Gatdet Yak says he will continue fighting against the government of President Salva Kiir and his deputy Riek Machar.
Four factions of the South Sudan’s former warring parties and political rivals, turned peace partners, have finally formed the long-awaited transitional government of national unity (TGoNU) to administer the country for the next two and a half years, pending elections.
A three-year case in which a business firm sued NRM for failing to pay more than Shs 4.9bn for T-shirts supplied for the 2011 presidential campaigns came to a close on Tuesday with the High court ordering the attachment of the ruling party’s accounts in two banks.
An Ethiopian woman who smuggled some 16 kilos of shisha tobacco to Malta has been handed a six-month jail term, which was suspended for two years.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and Uganda on Wednesday unveiled a joint demarcation of their common border in the eastern part of DR Congo.
BUJUMBURA, Burundi’s ruling party has suggested the preparation of the 2020 elections be discussed in forthcoming inclusive dialogue aimed at ending the country’s political crisis.
China on Wednesday welcomed the swearing in of South Sudan’s former opposition leader, Riek Machar, as the country’s first vice president.
The South African opposition leader says the EFF would fight if the ANC responded violently to peaceful protests.
KAMPALA: Uganda’s main opposition party has announced countrywide protests ahead of the swearing in ceremony of the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni on May 12.