Since regular monitoring for avian influenza viruses started, several subtypes that have been circulating - but not all pose a threat to humans.
West African leaders are actively engaged in trying to resolve a crisis triggered by Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his defeat at the polls
Ongwen is charged with the greatest number of crimes ever faced by an accused person before the international court
In a move that is seen to be preparing him for the presidency, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has appointed his son as his senior adviser.
Rights group Amnesty International said that during the clashes several people appeared to have been "summarily shot dead and their bodies dumped"
Dominic Ongwen is set to face the International Criminal Court on multiple counts of crimes against humanity.
Governments need to develop health equity surveillance systems to overcome the current lack of data.
Beneath the surface of life in Nakivale, tensions simmer between Ugandan communities and the growing numbers of incomers.
Scientists do science to improve society. Africa’s challenges are a golden opportunity to demonstrate its value.
Uganda's high court on Friday ordered Bridge International Academies (BIA) to close 63 schools in the country for operating without a licence.
Long-serving rulers who have faced U.S. criticism in the past are already using Trump's remarks to counter Washington's pro-democracy message.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's comments follow the decisions by both South Africa and Burundi to withdraw from the ICC.
The conflict between the country’s nomadic cattle herders and its crop farmers is over land use and increasing pressure on scarce resources.
To improve, African countries need to find a balance between political and economic matters.
Alfred Olango fled a Ugandan region ravaged by conflict. His uncle in the town of Gulu expressed shock at killing.
Diplomatic 'mischief' as Uganda angered by visiting South Korea president's claim of end to ties with N.Korea
'Even if (such an order) was to be made by the president, it cannot be public. It can't happen. That is international politics at play.'
The World Economic Forum Africa summit merely reinforced extractive-industry and high-tech myths
The Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, founded in 1969, is the oldest biannual film festival dedicated to African films
Human activities have introduced freshwater crayfish populations to Africa’s mainland for the first time in millions of years