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Ugandan police said Tuesday they had deported a French national and a Rwandan employee of the MTN Uganda telecom firm, claiming they were a threat to national security.
Traffic police officers have been ordered off the highways and in Kampala Metropolitan Police area except in areas that are directly involved in control of traffic jam after President Museveni accused them of corruption in his anti-graft campaign.
Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi was taken away by security officers upon arrival at the country’s international airport Thursday, his wife Barbie told AFP.
“Safely arrived in the US where I’ll be receiving specialised treatment following the brutal torture at the hands of SFC soldiers. We thank the world for standing with us. I will soon tell you what exactly happened to me since 13th August and what is next. #peoplepower Power,” Bobi Wine posted on his Twitter account.
Ugandan police detained two lawmakers at the country’s international airport, where supporters say they were trying to seek treatment abroad for injuries suffered while being tortured by the security forces.
The death and unsafe burial of a 65-year-old woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
The World Health Organization has warned that an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of km and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders,.
South Sudan rebels on Monday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.
An Emirates Arline hostess, who fell from the emergency door of a parked aeroplane at Entebbe airport in Uganda, has reportedly died.
President Yoweri Museveni has again criticised police over the increasing crimes in Uganda and efforts to address them.
The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya, said that Nigerian Weightlifters won 18 medals in the just concluded African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championship in Uganda.
The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Mohammed Yahaya, says the country’s weightlifters have won nine gold medals so far at the ongoing African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championships in Uganda.
In a gruesome spate of killings the bodies of at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May. Many of the mostly young victims were raped and strangled, some had sticks shoved into their vaginas, others had body parts sawn off.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
The Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment, Maryam Uwais, has said N470.8 billion was released from 2016 to 2018 for the delivery of social investment programmes across the country.
With the use of state power, Washington’s groundless crackdown on Chinese private company Huawei is typical economic bullying, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi says.
Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid has been the subject of constant speculation – and it appears the majority of the Santiago Bernabeu faithful would be glad to see the Welshman move on.
Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has saluted the efforts of the Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson in educational development, saying he has surpassed expectations.
South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections.