A Congolese health worker administers ebola vaccine to a child at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photograph: Reuters

The World Health Organisation has declared the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international c(...)

Police operate a checkpoint at the border crossing near Kasindi in eastern Congo on Wednesday. Photograph: Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP

The Ugandan government has called on its citizens to report anyone displaying Ebola symptoms, as the second largest outbreak of the disease in recorde(...)

Allegations of corruption in Uganda’s refugee programme led to the discovery that there were 300,000 fewer refugees in the country than previously thought. Photograph: Michele Sibiloni/Getty Images

Germany has followed the UK and Japan in suspending some aid meant for refugees in Uganda, in reaction to what they say is a lack of justice and accou(...)

Mr Justice Donald Binchy declined to grant such an order after accepted Facebook’s arguments that TVO’s life or physical safety might be in danger from the Ugandan authorities should this happen.

Defamatory posts about a Ugandan lawyer who has brought proceedings against Facebook Ireland have been removed, the High Court has heard. Last month,(...)

Harriet: ‘I’m doing well. I thank God for that because there are so many people who died before and I hope to live.’ Photograph: Jane Fallon Griffin

Uganda’s response to HIV/Aids is immediately apparent in the capital, Kampala. Billboards dominating the roadsides advocate testing for children and (...)

Christina (74) lost all  seven  adult children to Aids-related illnesses. She has 30 orphaned grandchildren to care for. Photograph: Jane Fallon Griffin

Ten-year-old Stuart flits across the worn wooden plank linking the trench surrounding his family’s modest compound with the outside world. He halts br(...)

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(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »