Al-shabaab gunman kills three Kenyan peacekeepers in Somalia
Three Kenyan peacekeepers have been shot dead by an Al-Shabaab militant in Somalia.Confirming the incident, a Kenyan military official told Al Jazeera that the gunman entered a military base in Somalia and opened fire, killing the three and
Uganda charges 15 with terrorism for role in IS-linked bombings
Uganda on Thursday charged 15 people with offences including terrorism and aiding terrorism related to their alleged role in bombings in the country's capital and elsewhere in October and November that left at least nine people dead.
Shock as bride dies days after wedding during birth control procedure
Newly weds Namutebi and
Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill two, injure "scores"
Here comes the electric tuk-tuk
Twenty-eight-year-old Mary Majorine Nankyinga works for Sokowatch, an online supplier of goods to micro retailers that are deploying electric tuk-tuks -- a first on the continent, that could slash fleet maintenance costs by more than 50%,
Muslim students sue government for forcing them to sit for exams on Eid-ul-fitr
Ugandan Constitutional Court has ordered government to stop administering national exams to students on gazetted Muslim holidays like Eid-ul-fitr and Idd al-Adhuha.
Popular archbishop found dead in his house
The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is dead.A statement released by the Archdiocese of Kampala says that Dr. Lwanga was found dead in his house on Saturday morning."With deep sorrow
Bone-chilling confessions of serial killer cut a romantic figure that didn't entertain 'betrayal'
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations arrested a man who allegedly killed four women and a baby before burning their bodies. 23-year-old Musa Musaasizi, alias, Uncle, is said to have had sexual intercourse with all the f
MAMA Awards postponed amid post-poll controversy in Uganda
The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), which were to be held on February 20 in Kampala, Uganda, have been postponed. This follows a sustained online campaign in the aftermath of a disputed Presidential election. Incumbent President Y
Museveni declared winner
Museveni maintains early lead as vote counting continues
Incumbent Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has taken an early lead in the hotly contested Uganda General Elections. Vote tallying at the main centre in Kyambogo, Kampala started after 2am Friday, five hours later than the elector
Video: Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine's dramatic arrest
Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulani, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested.Bobi Wine was dramatically arrested by the Ugandan police on Tuesday, November 3 soon after handing in his nomination pape