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Uganda outlawed the ritual of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2010 but it continues in some rural communities.  By Yasuyoshi CHIBA (AFP)

Protecting girls from mutilation in rural Uganda

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Thirty cows sealed 12-year-old Joyce's fate. In exchange she became the third wife to a man as elderly as her father who ...

Monday, February 5, 2018

Uganda is investigating allegations of widespread fraud in its refugee aid programme, a government official said Monday, ...

Monday, January 29, 2018

A notorious Ugandan tabloid made its much anticipated return to news stands Monday after a two-month shutdown prompted b ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday hailed Donald Trump for speaking frankly to Africans, after the US presid ...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Monday he regretted stopping executions in his pre-industrial country, just day ...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Uganda's army said Monday it had killed 29 armed cattle raiders in the porous northeastern region bordering South Sudan ...

Friday, January 19, 2018

Uganda's only radiotherapy machine was officially replaced Friday, nearly two years after the previous one broke down, g ...

Monday, January 15, 2018

Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died on Monday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF U ...

Monday, January 15, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers on Monday repelled an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan Islamist re ...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill removing presidential age limits, a spokesman said Tuesday, clearing ...

Friday, December 22, 2017

Uganda's army said Friday it had launched attacks on a shadowy rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Friday, December 22, 2017

Uganda's army said Friday it had launched attacks on a shadowy rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Ugandan lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to remove presidential age limits, paving the way for President Yoweri ...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Jean-De-Dieu was working in the fields in his village of Mamoundioma one day in October when he heard the distant but un ...

Friday, December 8, 2017

Uganda has contained an outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus weeks after it emerged, the World Health Organization s ...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Two Ugandan musicians were released on bail on Wednesday after being charged with disturbing the peace of veteran Presid ...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested again Wednesday just five hours after being charged with inciting ...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye and five others were charged with inciting violence and freed from jail on Wedn ...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Uganda's opposition on Tuesday expressed outrage at the detention of leader Kizza Besigye, held in custody since a prote ...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Kampala (AFP) - Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the de ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kampala (AFP) - Ugandan police on Wednesday banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidenti ...

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kampala (AFP) - He will rule for life, shrugged student and waiter Fahd Sabiti a day after Uganda's parliament began s ...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Kampala (AFP) - Uganda's parliament on Wednesday took the first step towards scrapping the presidential age limit that w ...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Ugandan authorities must stop threatening to close media outlets simply for doing their job, said Amnesty Interna ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Kampala (AFP) - Lawmakers brawled in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday over long-serving ruler Yoweri Museveni's attempt to ...

Friday, September 22, 2017

Kampala (AFP) - Uganda's main opposition leader on Friday condemned a police crackdown on opponents of a plan to scrap p ...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Ugandan authorities must end their absurd attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age li ...

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