Ugandan woman beheads her two children

Ugandan police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the beheading two toddlers by their mentally-ill mother, who is from Kamuli District. Uganda’s Daily Monitor reported on...

South Sudan opposition leader’s men blamed for Uganda bus attacks

As South Sudan’s opposition leader, Dr Riek Machar, flies to Johannesburg on Wednesday for medical treatment, his armed followers stand accused of carrying out...

SA ambassador to Uganda calls for scrapping of visas between countries

South Africa’s Ambassador to Uganda, Professor Lekoa Solly Mollo, has called for the scrapping of entry visas between the two countries. Mollo told Uganda’s Observer...
Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) jump from a vehicle while on patrol in the capital, Juba (Photo: Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

South Sudanese gunmen attack Uganda-bound buses, driver shot in the leg

A Ugandan bus driver has been hospitalised in the South Sudan capital, Juba, with a bullet wound to his thigh after he was shot...

Police beatings in Uganda using electric cables – video

Amnesty International has called for an investigation into the police beating of hundreds of opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) supporters in the Ugandan...

Ugandan leader attacked the ICC calling it ‘useless’

KAMPALA - US and the European Union (EU) representatives to Uganda stormed out of President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration ceremony on Thursday after the Ugandan...
Gender minister Mary Karooro Okurut.

Ugandan girls forced to breastfeed dogs abroad: Minister

To stop human trafficking and abuse of Ugandans working abroad under conditions that border on modern-day slavery, government has issued new terms for labour...
Amama Mbabazi has been prime minister since 2011

Uganda’s PM Amama Mbabazi sacked by Yoweri Museveni

Uganda's president has sacked his prime minister, a former close ally now seen as a potential rival in 2016 elections. Amama Mbabazi has been a...
Security was increased at key sites in the Ugandan capital, including Entebbe international airport

Uganda on alert over ‘foiled al-Shabab plot’

The authorities in Uganda have uncovered a terrorist cell which they believe was planning an imminent attack, the US embassy in Kampala says. It said...

U.S embassy warns Uganda on looming terror attack

The U.S. Embassy Kampala has issued an alert to its citizens warning of the possibility of retaliatory attacks in Uganda by al-Shabaab in response...