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India’s Modi Arrives in Uganda in Trip Focusing on Trade

India’s Modi Arrives in Uganda in Trip Focusing on Trade

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a $205 million loan to Uganda during a visit to the country, the second stop in his tour of Africa ahead of this week's summit of the …

In Conversation With: George Okoth-Obbo, head of operations at the UN refugee agency

In Conversation With: George Okoth-Obbo, head of operations at the UN refugee agency

Monsoon season in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps, formerly refugee-friendly countries closing their borders, and an international refugee response system at breaking point: these are just some of the things that keep the man who oversees …

Congo Accuses Uganda of Killing 12 Fishermen in Border Dispute

Congo Accuses Uganda of Killing 12 Fishermen in Border Dispute

Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday accused Ugandan forces of shooting dead 12 Congolese fishermen last week on a lake straddling their shared border, something Uganda's army denied.

One Ugandan soldier was killed when the …

Congo Accuses Uganda of Killing 12 Fishermen in Border Dispute

Congo Accuses Uganda of Killing 12 Fishermen in Border Dispute

Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday accused Ugandan forces of shooting dead 12 Congolese fishermen last week on a lake straddling their shared border, something Uganda's army denied.

One Ugandan soldier was killed when the …

Another Power-Sharing Deal Reached in South Sudan Civil War

Another Power-Sharing Deal Reached in South Sudan Civil War

Leaders of South Sudan's warring parties have reached a peace agreement that will see rebel leader Riek Machar reinstated to the vice presidency and a possible end to the 5-year-old civil war.

It has been …

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

The General Assembly adopted 25 resolutions and 1 decision from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today, agreeing to significant management reforms � including the creation of two new departments focused on peacebuilding and four …

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

The General Assembly adopted 25 resolutions and 1 decision from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today, agreeing to significant management reforms � including the creation of two new departments focused on peacebuilding and four …

UGANDA HOSTING LARGE REFUGEE POPULATIONS, STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH INFLUX

UGANDA HOSTING LARGE REFUGEE POPULATIONS, STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH INFLUX

KAMPALA-- Over the last four years, persistent conflict and unrest in South Sudan has resulted in high levels of displacement which has forced more than a million of its people to flee to neighbouring Uganda.…

UGANDA HOSTING LARGE REFUGEE POPULATIONS, STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH INFLUX

UGANDA HOSTING LARGE REFUGEE POPULATIONS, STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH INFLUX

KAMPALA-- Over the last four years, persistent conflict and unrest in South Sudan has resulted in high levels of displacement which has forced more than a million of its people to flee to neighbouring Uganda.…

CHINA’S TOP POLITICAL ADVISOR VISITS UGANDA TO PROMOTE BILATERAL COOPERATION

CHINA’S TOP POLITICAL ADVISOR VISITS UGANDA TO PROMOTE BILATERAL COOPERATION

KAMPALA-- The Head of China's top political advisory body Wang Yang paid an official visit to Uganda from Wednesday to Saturday, calling for closer cooperation between the two countries.

During his four-day stay in the …

DEATH TOLL FROM UGANDA BUS ACCIDENT RISES TO 23

DEATH TOLL FROM UGANDA BUS ACCIDENT RISES TO 23

KAMPALA-- The death toll from an accident involving a bus and a trailer loaded with crates of beer last Friday has risen to 23, following the death of one more victim who had been admitted …

Uganda Turns to Its Dark History to Attract Tourists

Uganda Turns to Its Dark History to Attract Tourists

Looking to attract more tourists, the government of Uganda plans to unveil a war museum showcasing colonial-era wars and more recent conflicts. It will feature a figure many Ugandans would rather not remember � the …

Uganda Turns to Its Dark History to Attract Tourists

Uganda Turns to Its Dark History to Attract Tourists

Looking to attract more tourists, the government of Uganda plans to unveil a war museum showcasing colonial-era wars and more recent conflicts. It will feature a figure many Ugandans would rather not remember � the …