Ten drown in Uganda after boat carrying football fans capsizes

Ten people drowned after an overloaded boat carrying football fans capsized on Lake Albert in north-western Uganda, police confirmed Monday.

Uganda charges king with murder after tribal clashes

Ugandan authorities have arrested at least 150 people - including a tribal king - after more than 60 people were killed in weekend clashes between security forces and separatists in the western Kingdom of Rwenzururu, the Ugandan government said Tuesday.

Dozens dead in Uganda as tribal fighters clash with police

Clashes between tribal fighters seeking independence and Ugandan government soldiers have left 15 people dead, a government spokesman said Sunday.

African countries pledge to cooperate with Israel against terrorism

Six African countries pledged to cooperate with Israel against international terrorism, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new era Monday in relations with Africa as he kicked off a four-day African tour in Uganda.

Ugandan opposition leader re-arrested after trying to lead procession

Uganda's main opposition leader, who was arrested in the run-up to the presidential elections last week, was re-arrested on Monday as he was about to lead a procession through the capital, Kampala

Vote tally shows Ugandan president set to extend 30 years in power

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, was poised to win another term in office Saturday as election results showed him garnering more than 60 per cent of the vote with over half the ballots counted.

Ugandan opposition candidate released while rioting rocks capital

Ugandan police on Friday briefly detained the country’s main opposition leader and 18 people were injured in riots, while incoming election results showed President Yoweri Museveni leading in the presidential poll.

Riots erupt in Ugandan capital after opposition candidate is arrested

 Rioting erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police arrested the country's main opposition leader while incoming election results showed President Yoweri Museveni leading in the presidential poll.