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South Sudan rebels claim to abduct two Indian engineers

South Sudan rebels claim to abduct two Indian engineers

South Sudan's armed opposition says it has abducted two Indian engineers and accused them of working with the government.

Burundi asks refugees to return home

The Burundian government has started a regional campaign to ask the country`s refugees to voluntarily return home despite tension in the east African country, a media report said.

Ugandan tribal king arrested after clashes kill 55

Ugandan tribal king arrested after clashes kill 55

Violence has been simmering in the region all week, with four militants killed when they attacked a police post on Thursday, a police spokeswoman told AFP.
 

55 killed in deadly clash between Ugandan forces and separatists: Police

At least 55 people have been killed in fierce fighting that erupted in western Uganda between security forces and a separatist militia linked to a tribal king, police said Sunday.

Degree of uncertainty? Turkish row over Erdogan academic record

Turkey`s association of university professors UNIVDER has claimed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not have a full university degree.

Uganda court to give verdict on 2010 Shebab bombing suspects

13 men have faced trial for masterminding a 2010 bombing by the Al Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people in Kampala.

Veteran Museveni leads count in chaotic Uganda election

Partial results in Uganda's chaotic election gave veteran president Yoweri Museveni a solid lead as the US urged him to "rein in" the police after his main challenger was detained for the third time this week.

Thirteen Ugandans drown in Lake Victoria during X-mas revelry

At least 13 people drowned in Uganda's Lake Victoria, when sudden waves swamped them as they celebrated the Christmas holiday, Ugandan police said Tuesday.