Ugandan pop star-turned-leading opposition figure Bobi Wine said he was ready to take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in the 2021 elections.
As a leading investor in the African continent, Beijing aims to reap more and more benefits from the mineral-rich continent but the fast changing reality on the ground may throw up major hurdles.
On June 3, Christian pilgrims remember converts who were killed by a young king in colonial times, but it is a story that has long been manipulated for political gain.
The Rwandan Embassy has taken exception to an article published in TRT World. This is a rebuttal from the Rwandan Ambassador to Turkey, His Excellency Williams Nkurunziza.
Dozens more feared dead as pleasure boat sinks in Lake Victoria, in latest such incident on Africa's largest body of water.
The Ugandan Red Cross says the death toll could jump when rescue reams access all the affected areas in the foothills of Mountain Elgon in Bududa district.
Kampala generates over 350,000 tonnes of solid waste every year but only half of it is collected. But now the city's unemployed are turning this environmental hazard into a job opportunity.
Politicians critical of President Yoweri Museveni sparked two days of anti-government demonstrations in the country during which the president's convoy was stoned.
At least 43 women have been murdered and others kidnapped for ransom in the East African nation since May 2017, according to police. Ugandans say police are not doing enough to stop the crime wave.
Ugandans will have to pay $19 a year to keep a social media account – all in a country where some 35% of the population live below the poverty line.
Red Cross spokeswoman Irene Nakasiita says 16 children were also killed in the accident in Kiryandongo, about 220km north of the capital Kampala.
Ugandan government rolls out solar power projects in capital Kampala for street lights. Authorities say it is an eco-friendly and cheap way of dealing with electricity problem in the country.
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