Uganda

UPDF soldiers kill themselves in Somalia

0 Visits: 69 | Monday May 13, 2019 - 13:34:12
Kampala- The army is investigating the circumstances under which one of its soldiers deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia, shot his administration officer dead before killing himself.

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Rwanda accuses Uganda of supporting rebels

0 Visits: 270 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 21:52:00
Rwanda on Tuesday accused Uganda of supporting rebel groups opposed to President Paul Kagame's government, amid a resurgence of hostility between the African neighbors.

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Somalia President held bilateral meetings with several heads of states on the sidelines of 32nd AU summit

0 Visits: 218 | Tuesday February 12, 2019 - 06:03:30
Addis Ababa, (Horn Observer) – Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo held talks with several heads of states on the sidelines of 32nd African Union (AU) summit, officials said.

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Press Release: African Defenders launches the Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative in South Africa

0 Visits: 216 | Friday February 08, 2019 - 21:19:49
On 6 February 2019, AfricanDefenders (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) launched the Ubuntu Hub Cities in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town – an Africa based relocation programme for human rights defenders (HRDs). "In designing the concept of Ubuntu Hub Cities, we wanted to challenge…

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Press Release: Investigative journalists released on bond after two nights in jail in Uganda

0 Visits: 181 | Friday February 08, 2019 - 20:05:11
Kampala, 8th February, 2019; Police in Kampala has on 8th February 2019 released three British Broad Casting (BBC) journalists, their driver and a wife to NBS's senior investigative journalist Solomon Serwanjja after spending two nights in police custody. They were released on police bond on charges…

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Somalia tends to calm Djibouti over Ethiopia's AMISOM role

0 Visits: 1613 | Monday February 04, 2019 - 20:19:24
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer / Horn Globe News) - Somali government sent its Parliament Speaker Mohamed Mursal to Djibouti for secret talks with the Djiboutian president, sources revealed, in what many say might be related to a fresh rivalry within AMISOM troop contributing countries.

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Outrage over comments from Uganda's president on Somalia

0 Visits: 561 | Wednesday January 30, 2019 - 22:59:44
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The Ugandan president has this week called Somalia a country with no state which lacks organized authority, Ugandan media reported, prompting public outrage.

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Press Release: IGAD - EU mediation team meet to share experience on best practices in Mediation

0 Visits: 247 | Sunday January 27, 2019 - 13:49:56
24-01-2019, Kampala, Uganda: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Mediation and Support Unit (MSU) and the European Union Mediation Support Unit (EUMST) kick started a two-day Peer-to-Peer Experience Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge workshop this morning at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala

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Somalia: Top Uganda police official holds discussion with the Head of AMISOM

0 Visits: 467 | Friday January 25, 2019 - 21:11:01
Mogadishu, 25 January 2019 – The Director of Peace Support Operations in the Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Grace Turyagumanawe, is leading a delegation of police officers on a week-long working visit to Somalia.

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Uganda deports third foreign telecom employee - AFP

0 Visits: 266 | Friday January 25, 2019 - 18:55:22
KAMPALA: Ugandan police on Thursday announced the expulsion of another foreigner working for telecom giant MTN, following the deportation earlier this week of two of the company's expatriate staff.

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UGANDA: Lira Mayor Assaults Unity FM Journalist

0 Visits: 248 | Monday January 21, 2019 - 20:32:22
Lira, 21st January, 2019; Bismack Olang a journalist with Unity FM radio based in Lira was on Friday 18th January 2019 assaulted by Lira Mayor Mike Ogwang Olwa Veve as he had gone to cover a meeting between the councilors and the Mayor pertaining revenue collection from the Boda Boda (motorcyclists).

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Uganda: Flights delayed as Ethiopian Airlines plane overshoots Entebbe Airport runway during landing

0 Visits: 238 | Thursday January 03, 2019 - 12:47:15
By PAUL ADUDE Flights have been delayed at Entebbe International Airport after an Ethiopian airlines plane overshot the runway leaving several passengers stranded.

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