"By 2030, it is estimated that up to 118 million extremely poor people will be exposed to drought, floods, and extreme heat in Africa if adequate response measures are not put in place," says UN study.
The opposition MPs denied the charges and branded the move "political persecution", after up to 30 mainly elderly people were killed in their homes at night in just two months by machete-wielding gangs.
Suspected Ugandan rebels belonging to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) set fire to 16 vehicles in DRC's northeastern Ituri province, leaving at least 10 people dead.
Kampala receives 51 refugees following a request from Washington to temporarily host people fleeing Afghanistan, with officials saying the country will shelter up to 2,000 people fleeing the Taliban takeover.
Congolese gold has become a profitable source of foreign currency for Kampala, with devastating and bloody consequences for the people of DRC.
Government in Uganda handed $56,500 to each of the 529 lawmakers to get new luxury vehicles at a time when Covid-19 cases are surging, drawing criticism human rights groups and NGOs in the country.
The fraudsters targeted people looking to pay for immunisation, including corporate employees, at a time when vaccines were in short supply.
The highly infectious Delta variant is storming through the African continent while a mere 1.2 percent of the entire African population are fully vaccinated.
Four attackers on motorcycles opened fire at a vehicle carrying General Katumba Wamala, the minister of works and transport, in the Kampala suburb of Kiasasi, local news reports.
Known as “white ant”, Ongwen is accused of having committed some of the most horrific atrocities in Uganda and its neighbouring countries.
ICC convicts Dominic Ongwen, a child-soldier-turned-commander of Lord's Resistance Army, for 61 out of 70 alleged crimes, including rape, sexual enslavement, child abduction, torture and murder.
TexFad is using natural banana fibre to produce environmentally friendly items such as carpets and biodegradable hair extensions.
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