November 04, 2019 4:30 pm
Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the presidency, said in a statement Monday that the government "does not have any plans of reintroducing the anti-homosexuality bill on the floor of Parliament."
September 05, 2019 2:00 pm
Uganda is home to almost half of the world's estimated 1,000 surviving mountain gorillas.
June 18, 2019 3:20 pm
The treatments approved for shipment to Uganda were Mapp Biopharmaceutical's ZMapp, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's Regeneron and Remdesivir, made by Gilead Sciences , said WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic.
June 15, 2019 5:33 pm
With more than 2,100 infected and 1,400 dead, the outbreak centered in eastern Congo is surpassed only by the 2013-16 West Africa outbreak in which more than 28,000 were infected and 11,000 died.
June 13, 2019 3:15 pm
Uganda health ministry spokesman Emmanuel Ainebyoona confirmed the death of the 50-year-old woman overnight. Her 5-year-old grandson was the first confirmed death from Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday.
August 17, 2017 12:43 pm
The World Food Program cut food rations for some refugees amid funding shortages in June. The UN says at least USD 674 million is needed to support South Sudanese refugees in Uganda this year, although only a fifth of that amount has been received.
March 22, 2017 12:39 pm
"The hospital has received 232 children, more than half of all the children on HIV medication in the district. They lack food and have been malnourished since the start of this year," said doctor Loyce Akelo
January 15, 2017 9:21 pm
The M23 rebels were formerly the largest of dozens of armed groups in the country and controlled huge swaths of the country's mining heartland in the east.
May 11, 2016 12:52 am
Bridges were washed away and some 200 homes destroyed in heavy rains that have cut off access to some areas.
February 24, 2016 8:04 am
Neutral observers criticized Uganda's government for using security forces against opposition candidates and supporters.