Out of 15 African countries which held elections in 2016, power changed hands only eight times. That's according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation
University lecturer Stella Nyanzi was charged with making a remark that was 'obscene or indecent' on Monday.
Ugandan girls are missing school because they can't afford hygiene products.
A top US military commander says the LRA has been reduced to "irrelevance" after years of joint military operations have killed most of its forces.
A police official and his two armed guards have been gunned down in Kampala. President Museveni condemned the latest killing and vowed to take action
The African pushback is as a result of the ICC's own Africa strategy
The hunger faced by 17-million in East Africa is a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
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.