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Supporters of Ugandan pop star- turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine,  protest on the streets of Kampala following his arrest on Wednesday. Photograph:  Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty Images

Sixteen people have been killed in Uganda in operations by military and police personnel battling to put down protests over the arrest of presidential(...)

Residents from Busia County, Kenya, navigate flood waters after the Nzoia river  burst its banks. The deluge was compounded by backflow from Lake Victoria. Photograph: Reuters

East Africa has been hit by another round of deadly flooding and landslides. In the past three weeks, Kenya has recorded nearly 200 deaths. At least 6(...)

Recurring issue: a newspaper in Kampala carries a report on Eritrean footballers who disappeared from a hotel they were staying in the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations in 2012. Photograph: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty

Five members of Eritrea’s under-20s football team have disappeared in Uganda, making them the latest of dozens of football players who have used tourn(...)

Renee Bach: the case against her is being brought by two mothers whose children died. They say they were led to believe Bach was a ‘medical doctor’ and her home was a ‘medical facility’

A legal case against an American missionary accused of causing the deaths of children under her care, while she posed as a medical practitioner, has r(...)

A competitor takes part in the Nile River Festival 2018 on the Nile Special wave in Uganda. A new dam will flood the wave by the end of the year. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Nile Special is unlike any other wave in the world. It forms on a rapid on the upper section of the Nile river in Uganda where the water is warm and t(...)

Women queue to cast their votes in presidential and parliamentary elections at a polling station in Nabweru, Kampala, on Thursday. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Ugandans began voting on Thursday in a presidential election that pits President Yoweri Museveni, in power for three decades, against a long-time riva(...)