Tailor and machine mechanic Judith Nassaka at work in an AFRIpads factory in Masaka. Photograph: Louise McLoughlin

Phionah was in school when she first menstruated. She recalls that she bled through her uniform, and the boys and girls laughed at her so she ran out(...)

 South Sudan President Salva Kiir (left) and leader of South Sudan’s largest rebel group and former vice-president Riek Machar. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Uganda told South Sudan’s warring factions on Tuesday to put their egos aside and make peace, a day after President Salva Kiir refused to sign a deal (...)

Last year the group recorded a contingent liability of $265 million in relation to the dispute

Irish exploration group Tullow Oil is to pay an additional $108 million (€94.7m) to the Ugandan government to settle a capital gains tax dispute. Ugan(...)

The Uganda tribunal’s ruling means Tullow must pay an extra $265 million (€195 million) in taxes.

Tullow Oil will try to challenge a ruling that has left the Irish exploration group facing a bill for €195 million in extra taxes in Uganda, home to o(...)

Tullow Oil, the exploration company headed by Irishman Aidan Heavey, has won a major London legal battle against Heritage Oil after a judge ruled in t(...)

Oil exploration company Tullow changed its position and decided to pay the Ugandan government $313 million (€245 million) in capital gains tax (...)