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Floods devastate east Africa

200 people dead and 40,000 displaced after heavy rains cause mudslides and rivers to overflow. East Africa has experienced major floods after heavy rain in...

Sub-Saharan Africa AIDS deaths could double this year due to COVID-19

More than 500,000 could die if the delivery of healthcare to HIV victims is disrupted during pandemic. In 2018 an estimated 470,000 people died of...

East Africa: Worst in 70 years locust invasion hits Uganda

A locust invasion that has already hit the territory of a number of East Africa countries now threatens to destroy most of the crops in...

DRC: Ebola cases on the rise

The Ugandans have been warned again to take extra precautions in connection with the increased number of Ebola cases listed in the neighbouring Democratic...

Total suspends major $3,5 billon crude export pipeline deal

Total SA has suspended it’s planned $3.5 billion crude export pipeline from Uganda to Tanzania after the deal to buy a stake in Tullow...

Uganda in danger as Ebola virus spreads

The well-known deadly Ebola virus that has claimed over 1,400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo so far, has now spread over to...

Landslides in Uganda leave at least 5 dead; dozens others missing

About five people have died and dozens of others missing after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides in eastern Uganda. A statement from...

American woman with driver kidnapped in Uganda

An American woman and her Ugandan driver have been kidnapped from a national park in southwest Uganda.  The perpetrators now demand a ransom of...

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