The death toll from a landslide that buried three villages in eastern Uganda stood at 18 Tuesday, and rescue officials fear the figure will rise.
The Ugandan government said Wednesday it will ban at least 38 nongovernmental agencies it says are promoting gay rights and recruiting children into homosexuality.
A U.S. reality television producer whose work included "The Amazing Race" and "Whale Wars'" apparently died from a drug overdose, investigators in Uganda said Thursday.
Authorities in Uganda were investigating the death of a U.S. reality television producer whose work included "The Amazing Race" and "Whale Wars,'" officials said Wednesday.
Prominent human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi was released from custody Monday at the outset of the trial for suspects in the fatal July 2010 bombings in Kampala, Uganda.
A massive landslide swallowed homes in eastern Uganda early Monday, killing at least 23 people, the Red Cross said.
A Ugandan youth baseball team that would have been the first from Africa to play in the Little League World Series was denied visas over players' age discrepancies, the U.S. State Department said.
In Uganda, where grasshoppers are regarded as a delicious seasonal snack, the appetite for the crispy critters has created a booming informal trade that has turned some trappers into wealthy men.
Despite days of rallies supporting him in the capital city of Mogadishu, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo resigned Sunday.
A violent reaction by Ugandan authorities to ongoing protests against high food prices has put a spotlight on President Yoweri Museveni's 25-year rule over the East African country and raised the fear of a return to the brutal days of Idi Amin.
Ugandan opposition leader is pepper-sprayed and arrested in Kampala.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye remained at a private hospital here on Saturday for treatment and observation following his arrest earlier this week, his sister said.
Hundreds of angry protesters faced off with security police in the streets of Uganda's capital city of Kampala on Friday morning.
Ugandan opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye was arrested again Thursday -- the second time this week -- during a "walk to work" campaign protesting the high rate of inflation as well as the increased cost of commodities such as fuel.
Ugandan opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye is arrested again for protesting alleged government price manipulation.
The leader of Uganda's main opposition party was taken to a hospital in Kampala on Thursday after being shot in the hand, apparently by a rubber bullet allegedly fired by a member of the military police during a protest march.
Ugandans voted Friday in a presidential election that could extend the term of the incumbent, who has been in power for 25 years.
A pastor rebuked homosexuals at the funeral of a Ugandan gay rights activist, prompting chaos as sympathizers stormed the pulpit and grabbed his microphone away.
A prominent gay activist in Uganda was allegedly murdered after being outed. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
The U.S. Embassy in Uganda is warning its citizens in the east African nation that regional terror groups "remain actively interested in attacking" American interests.
Staff at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre care for 125 African Grey parrots rescued from smugglers.
Over 130 rare African parrots were seized near midnight Monday from a woman officials say was smuggling the valuable birds from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda, a frequent jumping-off point for lucrative European and Asian markets.
For years, the only problem with Uganda's multi-million dollar gold export trade was that the vast majority of it came from foreign soil. Now, one Russian businessman is working to change that.
Marketplace Africa travels to Uganda where a Russian businessman aims to make Uganda a legitimate player in the gold industry.
Herbert Ssegujja has what some might consider a high-risk occupation -- making fun of Uganda's president.
A comedian in Uganda earns the support of his government. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
The Ugandan government paraded four suspects in last month's deadly bombings in Kampala before reporters Thursday, with one of the men calling himself an "evil man."
Uganda has charged three people in connection with the bomb blasts that erupted in an Ethiopian restaurant and a rugby center in Kampala earlier this month, killing some 76 people, a government official said Friday.
Heads of 35 African nations observed two minutes of silence Sunday to honor more than 70 people killed in terrorist bomb blasts in Uganda earlier this month as the African Union summit opened.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit Uganda just two weeks after a deadly bomb attack in Kampala, according to the Justice Department.
Uganda has crept back into our consciousness lately with synchronized bomb attacks that took the lives of 76 people in the nation's capital Kampala during the World Cup festivities.
VBS travels to Democratic Republic of Congo where mountain gorillas are in a desperate fight for their survival.
The U.S. State Department has issued a warning to American citizens traveling or residing in Uganda to maintain a high level of vigilance as a major African Union summit gets underway Monday.
A top Ugandan official on Monday defended a decision to load hundreds of Rwandans in trucks and forcibly return them home in an operation condemned as illegal by the United Nations.
Ugandan police Sunday released photo reconstructions of two men they say were the suicide bombers behind last week's attacks on World Cup fans that left 76 dead.
The African Union summit started in Uganda on Saturday, nearly a week after triple bombings in the nation's capital killed more than 70 people.
CNN's David McKenzie examines the regional implications of Al-Shabaab's apparent bombing in Uganda.
Al-Shabaab, the Somali militant group that claimed responsibility for Sunday's deadly attacks in Uganda, is promising to "unleash a new tide of terror," but Uganda's leader has vowed to "deal with the authors of this crime and fight back."
Ugandan officials have recovered what they've described as an explosives-laden belt or vest in a trash can at a nightclub in a suburb of Kampala, the chief of police said Tuesday.
A Somali Islamist militant movement on Monday claimed responsibility for a trio of bombings that killed at least 74 people Sunday at two venues in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, where crowds had gathered to watch the World Cup final.
CNN's Zain Verjee explains why Uganda could have become a target for terrorists.
At least nine people were killed Sunday in a pair of bombings that struck a restaurant and a rugby ground in Uganda's capital as patrons gathered to watch the World Cup final, police said.
Sam Rogers, from South Africa, has been awarded the top prize at this year's CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2010 Awards Ceremony.
Losing Internet access is a Web geek's worst nightmare. So when 19-year-old Felix Kitaka ran out of money to pay for the pricey dialup connection at his Kampala home last year, the young software developer was distraught. Without Web access he wasn't going to be able to finish the Facebook application he was working on -- and even if he were able to raise the money to pay his overdue bills, he wouldn't be reconnected for weeks.
At least three men died from their wounds Wednesday after they were shot in a confrontation with Ugandan security forces at a destroyed historic site, the Ugandan government said.
At first glance, he looks like any other 17-year-old.
At least 106 bodies had been recovered Tuesday after massive landslides wiped out several villages around Mount Elgon on the Uganda-Kenya border, an army spokesman and local aid officials said.
Police fired warning shots Wednesday near a crowd of protesters at a refugee settlement in southwestern Uganda. A refugee leader said two refugees were killed, but police said no one died.
Refugees at a settlement in southwestern Uganda have barricaded all roads into the camp to protest a food-aid disruption they say has caused the deaths of several children, refugee leaders said Tuesday.
About 11.6 million Africans have been forced from their homes by wars and other conflicts, according to the United Nations. Next week in Uganda, leaders from across the continent will converge to tackle the issue.
Police in Uganda have arrested and extradited a man who is among the most wanted suspects from the Rwandan genocide.
At least 21 people were killed and more than 80 others injured during three days of rioting here last week, a police spokeswoman said Monday.
At least 640 people were arrested and 14 killed in fighting in Uganda's capital between government forces and loyalists of a traditional kingdom, police said Sunday.
Gunshots rang out in Uganda's capital Saturday in a fresh burst of unrest after loyalists of a traditional kingdom battled with government forces for a third day.
At least four people have been killed in two days of rioting in Uganda's capital after radio broadcasts encouraged listeners to violently take to the streets against the government, officials said Friday.
At least 19 schoolgirls died when fire erupted in their dormitory west of the capital, Kampala, late Monday, say police and school officials.
A fight between Ugandan and Libyan presidential guards sparked chaos during a ceremony attended by the heads of state from 11 African nations on Wednesday.
Gordon Brown admits that "mistakes have been made" over financial donations to the Labour party
A truck carrying soldiers and their families overturned in eastern Uganda, killing 72 people and injuring 40 others
Seventy-two Ugandan soldiers were killed and another 40 injured, many seriously, when their huge truck crashed into a concrete barrier in the east of the country, a spokesman said Monday.
An international human rights group has accused President Yoweri Museveni's government of promoting "state homophobia" in Uganda and urged the repeal of a colonial-era law against sodomy.
Six of the seven Ancient Wonders of the World have vanished into history, but now there may be a way to recreate these ancient heritage sites, as well as to people them and furnish them in a historically authentic way.
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Supporters of jailed Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye plan to question Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Besigye, as well as Museveni's dedication to democracy, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting Museveni is attending in Malta, a spokesman said Friday.
CNN.com asked users to share their thoughts about the political, spiritual, economic and other global issues the next pope will face. Here is a sampling from thousands of responses, some of which have been edited:
Rebels engaged in a nearly two-decade long insurgency are reported to have attacked a refugee camp in northern Uganda, killing more than 190 people.
Barely one in 5,000 Africans has access to the Internet, often through services such as the one advertised at left, in Kampala, Uganda. But a project is under way to encircle the continent with 32,...
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