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Rebels kill six, kidnap five in east DR Congo

Rebels kill six, kidnap five in east DR Congo

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed six people, hacking one woman to death, and kidnapped five others -- mostly children -- in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, officials said on Sunday.

Seven killed in 'massive landslide' in Uganda: Red Cross

Seven killed in 'massive landslide' in Uganda: Red Cross

At least seven people were killed in a ‘massive landslide’ after heavy rains in eastern Uganda Thursday, the local Red Cross said.

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Robert Kyagulanyi, a 36-year old pop star and reggae musician turned legislator, is widely seen as posing a significant challenge to the Ugandan president.

Uganda monitors border as Congo's Ebola death toll at 97

Uganda monitors border as Congo's Ebola death toll at 97

Ninety-seven people have died of suspected Ebola in eastern Congo, according to the health ministry, as neighbouring Uganda works to combat the spread of the virus across the border.

Uganda bans rallies by supporters of opponent of Museveni

Uganda bans rallies by supporters of opponent of Museveni

Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security forces.

Crocodile eats mother and baby in Uganda

Crocodile eats mother and baby in Uganda

A crocodile attacked and ate a woman and her 5-month-old baby who had gone to fetch water from a lake in north-western Uganda, officials said on Monday.

Ugandan pop star MP flies to US for treatment: lawyer

Ugandan pop star MP flies to US for treatment: lawyer

The 36-year-old reggae star -- better known as Bobi Wine -- had spent Friday holed up in a government hospital after being re-arrested while trying to leave the country.

Uganda's pop star MP rearrested at Entebbe airport

Uganda's pop star MP rearrested at Entebbe airport

Robert Kyagulanyi was released on bail on Monday but seized by police on Thursday evening at Entebbe airport, outside the capital Kampala.

Ugandan lawmaker remanded in custody on treason charges

Ugandan lawmaker remanded in custody on treason charges

An opposition Ugandan lawmaker was charged with treason on Thursday over his alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy this month.

Teargas, warning shots as Ugandans protest MP arrest

Teargas, warning shots as Ugandans protest MP arrest

Ugandan police and soldiers closed off parts of Kampala for several hours on Monday and fired teargas and shots into the air to break up protests over the arrest of a prominent opposition lawmaker.

Uganda's Museveni set for 'life presidency' after court ruling

Uganda's Museveni set for 'life presidency' after court ruling

A lawyer for a group of Ugandan opposition leaders has warned that President Yoweri Museveni, 73, is heading for a "life presidency".

Ugandan troops killed 13 Congolese fishermen, says Congo official

Ugandan troops killed 13 Congolese fishermen, says Congo official

A Congolese official on Saturday accused the Ugandan navy of killing 13 Congolese fishermen and detaining more than 100 others, amidst a spat over Lake Edward which straddles the border between both countries.