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Ugandan general who declared for presidency arrested for alleged treason

A Ugandan military general who recently declared he would challenge President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 elections, has been arrested for suspected treason, police said on Friday.A former minister who has often run afoul of Museveni, Lieutenant General Henry Tumukunde...

Uganda turns back travellers who refused to self-quarantine

Uganda has told 22 foreigners who refused to self-quarantine on arrival for a business forum to return to their home countries.Uganda's Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said the 22 travellers arrived from "category one" countries deemed high-risk in the...

Uganda isolates 4 foreigners with flu and cough at Entebbe hospital

Four foreign nationals have been isolated at Entebbe Hospital after presenting flu and cough symptoms, Uganda Ministry of Health has revealed according to Daily Monitor.Without disclosing their nationalities, Ministry of Health Senior Public Relations Officer Emmanuel Ainebyoona said they...

Uganda and Rwanda sign extradition treaty

The foreign ministers of Rwanda and Uganda have just signed an extradition treaty at the conclusion of the summit at the common border presided over by the two countries presidents.The summit welcomed the release of dozens of each other...

Freed Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi faints amid supporters, police scuffle

Freed Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi, fainted after a scuffle ensued between her supporters and police officers after her acquittal.Ms Nyanzi, who was ordered to be released immediately by a judge on Thursday, fainted after the trouble between...

Ugandan activist jailed for insulting Museveni acquitted

A Ugandan academic and activist who was imprisoned after insulting the president was freed Thursday by a judge who said she had been wrongfully convicted.Frank Baine, a spokesman for the prisons service, said Stella Nyanzi was driven back to...

Uganda parliament summons first lady Janet Museveni

Uganda's parliamentary speaker has issued fresh summons for First Lady Janet Museveni, who is also the country's education minister, following a row over how a new curriculum should be introduced according to BBC.Mrs Museveni had failed to appear before...

Ugandan girl who featured in a Disney chess film dies at 15

A Ugandan student. Nikita Pearl Waligwa who played a memorable role in a 2016 Disney film about a local chess prodigy has died at the age of 15.Waligwa died on Saturday at a hospital near the Ugandan capital, Kampala....

Netanyahu meeting with Sudan leader in Uganda stirs controversy

A surprise meeting between Sudan’s leader and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stirred controversy in Sudan on Tuesday, with the government saying it wasn’t notified ahead of time and critics lambasting the talks on social media.Others said the meeting...

Israel’s Netanyahu arrives Uganda to strengthen ties

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived Uganda for what he described in a speech as he left Ben-Gurion International Airport, as Israel ”returning to Africa in a big way.”“I am leaving now on another visit to Africa, my fifth...
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Firmin Ngrebada Central African Republic’s PM announces resignation

The prime minister of the troubled Central African Republic, Firmin Ngrebada, announced on Thursday that his government had tendered...
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