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Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to ease months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.

At least 19 dead after fuel truck crash in western Uganda

At least 19 dead after fuel truck crash in western Uganda

At least 19 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said in a statement.

Uganda end 41-year wait for Africa Cup victory

Uganda end 41-year wait for Africa Cup victory

Uganda ended a 41-year wait for an Africa Cup of Nations victory when they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 Saturday in a Group A match in Cairo.

Tanzania 'in danger' following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda: minister

Tanzania 'in danger' following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda: minister

Tanzania's health minister issued an Ebola 'alert' Sunday after the disease, which has killed over 1,400 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, appeared in their shared neighbour, Uganda.

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

Uganda on Thursday recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DR Congo, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic had now killed more than 1,400 people.

Ugandan police detain popstar MP Bobi Wine

Ugandan police detain popstar MP Bobi Wine

Ugandan police detained pop star-turned-MP Bobi Wine on Monday after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas at his fans, the singer's wife and supporters said.

Uganda makes arrests in kidnap of American tourist and her guide

Uganda makes arrests in kidnap of American tourist and her guide

Uganda said Tuesday some suspects had been arrested in connection with last week's kidnap of an American tourist and her tour guide in a national park while a minister told a local TV ...

Trump urges Uganda to quickly find US woman's kidnappers

Trump urges Uganda to quickly find US woman's kidnappers

Tourists won't feel safe going to Uganda until the kidnappers of a US woman are caught, US President Donald Trump tweeted Monday, as Uganda's leader also took to Twitter to urge people to visit ‘the Pearl of Africa.’

American kidnapped on Ugandan safari, $500,000 ransom demanded

American kidnapped on Ugandan safari, $500,000 ransom demanded

An American woman and her driver have been kidnapped at Uganda's most popular wildlife park by gunmen demanding a ransom of $500,000, police said on Wednesday.

Suspected rebel attack in DR Congo kills five

Suspected rebel attack in DR Congo kills five

At least five people, including four civilians, were killed in an attack by suspected Ugandan rebels in DR Congo, an AFP correspondent and witnesses said on Sunday.

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

Twenty-two people have died and more than 60 are feared drowned after a pleasure boat sank on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said Sunday.

Rebels kill six, kidnap five in east DR Congo

Rebels kill six, kidnap five in east DR Congo

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed six people, hacking one woman to death, and kidnapped five others -- mostly children -- in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, officials said on Sunday.