KAMPALA: Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry said on Thursday. "Blood samples were taken from two people who…
MELBOURNE: Seventeen-year-old Joel Loum Okumu fled war-torn Uganda not to seek fortune, but to protect himself from impending security dangers in his home country. However, one amazing twist of fate gave his life a proper direction. Joel…
KAMPALA: At least 30 Ugandan members of a village football team and their fans drowned on Sunday when their boat capsized on Lake Albert during a party, police said Monday. "There was a party on the boat, the passengers were dancing and…
NAIROBI, KENYA: Nearly a million refugees fleeing the brutal conflict in South Sudan, most of them women and children, are suffering dire conditions in camps across the region, the UN said on Monday.
WASHINGTON: U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance to help the country fend off threats by Islamist militant group al Shabaab, U.S. officials said.