- Ugandan soccer federation investigated for money laundering Updated: Oct-07-15 8:35 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - The Ugandan soccer federation is being investigated by the country's financial crimes authority for money laundering.
- South Sudan starts unlikely quest to reach 2018 World Cup Updated: Oct-06-15 3:20 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - A month after celebrating its first win in a competitive game, South Sudan will make its debut in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Africa's lowest-ranked countries begin their quests to reach soccer's biggest tournament.
- South Sudan: Red Cross leaves violent town after threats Updated: Oct-05-15 11:39 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has withdrawn its staff from a humanitarian compound in a violent county in South Sudan after its office was looted and its aid workers threatened.
- US Africa Command boss discusses regional security in Uganda Updated: Sep-30-15 12:28 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - The head of the U.S. military's Africa Command, on a visit to Uganda, on Wednesday awarded the U.S. Legion of Merit to six Ugandan military officers, including the country's top military commander, according to the U.S. Embassy in Uganda.
- S. Sudan president, rebel leader trade blame for fighting Updated: Sep-29-15 2:38 pm
UNITED NATIONS - South Sudan's president and rebel leader on Tuesday blamed each other for breaking the country's cease-fire, although President Salva Kiir told a high-level U.N. meeting that his commitment to the peace deal is "unwavering."
- Report: Kenyan gays attacked by mobs, but police do little Updated: Sep-28-15 5:54 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - A new report by Human Rights Watch and a local rights watchdog says mobs in Kenya's coastal region have repeatedly attacked people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, although the police have not arrested anyone for carrying out or inciting the attacks.
- Norwegian ship recently detained in Kenya has been set free Updated: Sep-27-15 3:15 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - The Norwegian owner of a ship intercepted in Kenya says the vessel has been set free and allowed to continue its voyage to South Africa, West Africa and Mexico.
- Commander in Kony's militia faces more charges at ICC Updated: Sep-24-15 12:22 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - International Criminal Court prosecutors say they are expanding the indictment against a member of fugitive warlord Joseph Kony's feared Lord's Resistance Army to add dozens more charges.
- Uganda opposition fails to back 1 presidential candidate Updated: Sep-24-15 5:26 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - Efforts by Uganda's main opposition parties to back a single candidate in elections next year have collapsed after they failed to reach a unanimous decision.
- Kenya unveils memorial to those tortured during British rule Updated: Sep-12-15 10:14 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Thousands of Kenyans attended the inauguration Saturday of a monument that pays tribute to the victims of torture and ill-treatment during the emergency period of British rule.
- Uganda's interior minister dies suddenly during trip abroad Updated: Sep-12-15 8:59 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda's interior minister died suddenly while traveling home from an official trip in South Korea, the government announced on Saturday.
- Ugandan leader says Somali rebels may be holding his troops Updated: Sep-12-15 12:20 am
TOKYO - The leader of Uganda conceded Saturday that Islamic extremists in Somalia may have taken some of his country's troops as prisoners, and blamed his own commanders for being "asleep" in allowing a recent attack on an African Union base.
- Kenya launches operation against extremists on Somali border Updated: Sep-11-15 10:32 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - Kenya on Friday announced a new security operation aimed at ousting Islamic extremists from a forest along the border with Somalia.
- Pope to visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic Updated: Sep-10-15 10:34 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will make his first trip to Africa in November, visiting Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic in a pilgrimage that will bring him face to face with Islamic extremism and Christian-Muslim violence on the continent.