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Almost 100 killed in Uganda clashes since weekend: Army

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:34

At least 96 people have been killed in four days of clashes between tribal gunmen and Ugandan troops in the west of the country, the army said on tuesday.

Clash between Army, `tribal gunmen` leaves 65 dead in Uganda

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:15

At least 65 people have been killed in clashes between tribal gunmen and Ugandan government troops in the west of the country near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said on Sunday.

US warns of terror attack at Uganda airport

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:27

The US has warned its citizens in Uganda of a possible terror attack at the country`s Entebbe International Airport in capital Kampala.

Uganda minister who stormed gay rights meeting wins case

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:05

A Ugandan minister has won a case brought by gay rights campaigners after he stormed a workshop they had been holding, in the wake of tough new anti-gay laws, activists said Tuesday.

Uganda warns US sanctions over anti-gay law hits vulnerable

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:26

Uganda warned on Monday that US sanctions slapped on the country over its tough anti-gay laws would harm the "most vulnerable" in the country.

Uganda in terror piglet probe

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 18:25

Police in Uganda said Saturday they were testing two piglets for "terrorism related material" after they were sneaked into the country`s parliament by two anti-corruption protesters.

Chelsea Handler to launch new talk show

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 09:43

Chelsea Handler will launch a new talk show in 2016 as part of a new deal with a on-demand streaming service.

US imposes sanctions on Uganda over anti-gay law

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 05:59

The US Thursday slapped a number of sanctions on Uganda over an anti-homosexuality law that Washington says "runs counter to universal human rights".

Controversial Ugandan FM elected UN General Assembly president

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 10:23

Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa was elected president of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, media reported Thursday.

Controversial Ugandan to be next UN assembly head

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 03:46

The UN General Assembly has elected Uganda`s Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa to be its next president amid controversy over his country`s anti-gay laws and allegations that he abused his office.

Uganda government tells opposition to `wait until 2056`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 00:38

The government of Uganda`s President Yoweri Museveni, Tuesday told the country`s opposition that it would have to wait until 2056 before it stood any chance of winning an election.

Rights violations `surge` after Uganda anti-gay law

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 00:15

ganda`s tough new anti-gay law has sparked a "surge in human rights violations", with people being arrested, evicted or losing their jobs, and at least one transgender person has been murdered, campaign groups said Thursday.