Tag Archives: Uganda

10 August 17

Rwandan refugee kidnapped in Ugandan capital

A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped in the Uganda capital, Kampala, officials said on Thursday.

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06 August 17

Kenyans flee to Uganda ahead of election

Hundreds of Kenyans are crossing the border into Uganda each day ahead of presidential elections next week, as fears over potential violence increase.

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04 August 17

Uganda, Tanzania start construction of $3.5bn oil pipeline

Uganda and Tanzania put plans in motion on Saturday to begin construction of a $3.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries.

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26 July 17

Uganda: 56 people arrested over illegal meetings

Police in Uganda have arrested 56 people for holding illegal meetings, authorities said on Thursday.

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26 June 17

Ethiopia, Uganda praised for their refugee policies

Ethiopia and Uganda are being praised for their “open door” refugee policies in what the UN describes as “the largest humanitarian crisis” in its history.

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04 May 17

Japan eyes new trade deal with Uganda

Japan is pushing for bilateral agreements with Uganda to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two countries, according to reports from the East African nation.

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24 April 17

East Africa’s President-for-Life Syndrome

Many Africa watchers might have taken the recent successful ejection of the Gambia’s defeated dictator, Yahya Jammeh, as a sign of hope for the upward swing of democracy in Africa. But despite this morsel of good news, the latest edition
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16 April 17

Uganda: Woman detained for criticising president refuses psychiatric exam

A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.

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25 March 17

Uganda ‘at breaking point’ as South Sudanese refugees our in

The government of Uganda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are calling for urgent support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who enter Uganda on a daily basis.

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25 March 17

Uganda invaded by crop-killing armyworm caterpillars

Uganda has confirmed a plague of fall armyworm caterpillars has infested 20 districts, putting a million tonnes of maize at risk if the infestation isn’t controlled urgently.

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