Uganda: News

05 Dec 2023


Uganda says 'no more' to used clothing of dead people

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has recently taken a bold step by prohibiting the importation of used clothing into the country.

30 Nov 2023

ICC T20 World Cup

Uganda qualify for 2024 T20 World Cup; Zimbabwe knocked out

In a historic development, the Uganda cricket team has qualified for the 2024 ICC men's T20 World Cup.

29 May 2023


Uganda: President signs anti-LGBTQ law imposing jail, death penalty

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni signed a contentious anti-gay bill into law on Monday, the Associated Press reported.

22 Mar 2023


Uganda: Bill passed imposing jail term, death penalty for homosexuality

Uganda's parliament on Tuesday passed legislation criminalizing those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ).

16 Dec 2022

Animal Rights

Uganda: Hippo swallows 2-year-old kid before spitting him out alive

A rogue hippopotamus reportedly swallowed a child alive in Uganda in an absolutely bizarre incident.

12 Oct 2018


Uganda: Massive landslide kills at least 34; many missing

At least 34 people have been killed after a river in eastern Uganda burst its banks, sending thick sludge and rocks barreling into homes, disaster officials said today.

27 Jun 2018


Porn detectors, 'gossip tax' on the cards for Uganda

In a bid to raise revenues and clamp down on 'gossip and immorality', the Ugandan government is looking to impose tax on social media use, and claims to have devices that can scan computers for pornography.

19 Apr 2018

Hepatitis B

Uganda-President plans to ban oral-sex, because 'mouth is for eating'

In a widely televised interview, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni warned citizens against 'unnatural' sexual activities like oral sex.

10 Apr 2018

Domestic Violence

Carrying babies on back, Ugandan police-officers march against domestic violence

Officers of the Ugandan Police Force put up an unlikely show of protest against domestic violence last week.