Thousands of Burundi refugees are under pressure to go home where they risk being killed, tortured or raped, an international human rights group said on Friday.Sep 29, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Ahead of a debate on whether to extend the president's decade-long hold on power, a chaotic scene was witnessed in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday.Sep 27, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
Danish police confirmed they had made a positive identification of the body, which was found on Monday.Aug 23, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million, the UN said Thursday, with no end in sight to the war behind the world`s fastest-growing refugee crisis.Aug 17, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Gabriel claimed the ambush destroyed four military vehicles and nine private ones and killed more than 40 people including civilians "caught in crossfire".
South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town between July 2016 and January 2017.May 19, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
South Sudanese authorities are blocking United Nations peacekeepers from visiting a town where soldiers are alleged to have killed civilians including children this week.Apr 07, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
More than 3,000 South Sudanese fled into neighbouring Uganda on Tuesday after government soldiers attacked the border town of Pajok, killing men, women and children indiscriminately, refugees said.
Apr 04, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Vice President Hamid Ansari today paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the source of river Nile here in which part of his mortal remains were immersed in 1948, hailing the Father of the Nation as one of the strongest links between India and Africa.Feb 23, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Uganda said on Monday it had returned dozens of former combatants of a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group to a military camp after they tried to sneak back to their own country in disguise last week.Jan 23, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
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.
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.Nov 27, 2016, 16:08 PM IST
The town of Kasese, home to the king, was under lockdown Saturday evening.Nov 27, 2016, 03:28 AM IST
Friends and supporters said Ugandan-born Alfred Olango was mentally ill and may have been suffering a seizure in the moments before his death.Sep 29, 2016, 08:55 AM IST
Wearing pristine white with her woollen socks pulled high, Ugandan traffic police officer Edith Nanteza exudes natural authority at the roadblock, barely lifting a hand as she waves motorists over.Sep 26, 2016, 09:16 AM IST
A gay pride parade in the Ugandan capital planned for the weekend was Friday postponed.Aug 06, 2016, 07:30 AM IST
Militants set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.Jul 31, 2016, 18:05 PM IST
More than 37,000 people have fled South Sudan for neighbouring Uganda in the last three weeks following intense fighting between rival troops that left hundreds dead, the UN`s refugee body said Tuesday.Jul 26, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
The Ugandan Army said Wednesday it had evacuated 38,000 civilians caught up in fighting in Juba, the capital of crisis-hit South Sudan.Jul 20, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
China is sending its special envoy for Africa to the continent to help with efforts to resolve the political crisis in South Sudan, China`s foreign ministry said on Wednesday.Jul 20, 2016, 15:18 PM IST