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Somalia's al Shabaab says Uganda did not prevent attack by the group

Sep 16, 2014

Somalia's al Shabaab says Uganda did not prevent attack by the group

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda's capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people. Ugandan Information Minister Rose Namayanja told Reuters that Saturday's raid seized an extraordinary amount of explosives from a suspected al Shabaab cell that was planning an attack. Namayanja said the government believed the Kampala cell had links to al Shabaab, without elaborating #facebook #United States #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #United Kingdom #Uganda #opinion
Man suspected of suffering from deadly Ebola isolated in Uganda

Aug 08, 2014

Man suspected of suffering from deadly Ebola isolated in Uganda

A man suspected of suffering from the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) has been put in isolation in central Uganda's Entebbe town, media reports said Friday. #World #NewsTracker #Uganda #Ebola Virus #Ebola #isolated
Uganda to reintroduce anti-gay law struck down by a court

Aug 06, 2014

Uganda to reintroduce anti-gay law struck down by a court

It was not immediately clear whether Museveni would support the bill a second time, if passed by parliament again. #US #NewsTracker #Gay #Lesbian #Africa #LGBT rights #Uganda #anti-gay law #Western Aid
Obama to focus on rising Islamist violence at Africa summit

Aug 04, 2014

Obama to focus on rising Islamist violence at Africa summit

While insecurity created by Boko Haram in Nigeria and Cameroon, or by the Shebab in Somalia and parts of Kenya and Uganda, is plainly worrying, the US is wary about increasing direct military support to these governments. #Barack Obama #US #ConnectTheDots #Nigeria #Kenya #Uganda #Boko Haram #African Union #Joseph Kony #Lord's Resistance Army #Cameroon #Africa Summit #Shebab #Islamists Extremism
Uganda Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

Aug 02, 2014

Uganda Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

The new ruling, which can be appealed, voids a statute signed into law by the president in February and which has broad public support in the religiously conservative Uganda. #US #NewsTracker #Gay #Lesbian #Africa #LGBT rights #Uganda #anti-gay law #Western Aid

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Uganda Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

Sep 15, 2014

Uganda Finds Suicide Vests, IEDs After Foiled Attack

Ugandan security forces discovered suicide vests and improvised explosive devices, police said, after they foiled with U.S. help a coordinated terror attack on bars, hotels and the country's largest public university...
Uganda Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

Sep 11, 2014

Baby born with eight limbs in Uganda undergoes surgery

Paul Mukisa had four of his extra limbs—- two arms and two legs — surgically detached in the delicate operation last month...
Uganda Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

Sep 08, 2014

China - Two rice projects of the future disappear - or do they?

In the last 30 years, China has been investing huge amounts of money in its rice sector: R&D, new cultivation processes, farmers subsidies… Rice has also become an integral diplomatic asset in foreign aid, as a tool among others in the governmental d... #China #Uganda #Bangladesh