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
In a page out of Museveni's book, police grill presidential challenger to Congo veteran Sassou Nguesso
The leaders of Uganda and Congo, in power for a combined 72 years, resort to time-honoured tactics while interacting with challengers to their rule.
Somaliland set to become first country in the world to use iris-recognition software in an election!
The gap in learning between schools in remote rural areas and the best urban ones is like the difference between day and night
Country may face a reduction in aid flows after the World Bank last month cancelled a transport project over contractual breaches
It was a bigger reduction than forecast by seven 20 economists surveyed, while the rest predicted the rate would stay unchanged.
Pope Francis in Africa. What both his and Obama’s visit reveal about how continent has changed or stayed the same
If Pope Francis had visited Cameroon on this trip, he would have met the same big man Pope John Paul found in office in 1995 - Paul Biya.
When night falls, gunfire starts across Burundi’s capital; when the sun rises, residents count the bodies
“Unless there is sudden progress on dialogue...[Nkurunziza] is likely to be overthrown in a coup” - Christoph Wille, analyst Control Risks