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Corona checks affect food deliveries in East Africa

The UN’s World Food Programme ships 2,000 tonnes of beans and cooking oil to feed some of Uganda’s 1.4 million refugees

30 May 2020 1:42 PM

Over 20 killed in oil tanker explosion in west Uganda

The accident happened after its driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a stationary vehicle, which triggered the fire.

19 Aug 2019 11:20 AM

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda in current outbreak

The first fatality, a five-year-old boy who had crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo, died late on Tuesday.

13 Jun 2019 2:28 PM

Landslide kills at least 31 in eastern Uganda: Govt officials

'The landslide pushed huge boulders into a river which burst its banks and the water swept away the people,' an official said.

12 Oct 2018 1:16 PM

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni wants to ban oral sex, issues public warning

Museveni, who has ruled Uganda for 31 years, issues public ‘warning’ , says ‘mouth is for eating’.

19 Apr 2018 10:31 AM


Fake Hepatitis B vaccine found at health facities in Uganda

The scandal has fueled concerns about corruption in a health sector long plagued by malfeasance.

19 Mar 2018 6:20 PM

Bleeding eye Fever kills 4, feared to be worse than Plague

Health chiefs warn spread of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever could be ‘catastrophic’.

16 Jan 2018 12:48 PM

Girl dies of new eye-bleeding fever which is feared to be worse than bubonic plague

Nine-year-old died in central Uganda with symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it.

15 Jan 2018 2:50 PM

East meets West

Kenyan-born british artist Ketna Patel uses a bright palette to celebrate the ‘everyday stuff’ in her art work.

23 Apr 2017 5:59 AM