Africa

More displacement in East Africa as Lake Victoria swells

Almost half a million people have been left homeless as floods devastate East Africa.

Africa

East African countries count losses after devastating floods

As hundreds of thousands are displaced, experts worry about the implications in the response to coronavirus pandemic.

East African countries count losses after devastating floods

Rwanda

65 killed as heavy rains trigger floods, landslides

Worst downpours in months damage roads, houses and bridges and sweep away farms, Rwandan government says.

Rwanda: Dozens killed as heavy rains trigger floods, landslides

Opinion

The problem with predicting coronavirus apocalypse in Africa

Claims that Africa will be hit the worst by the pandemic ignore African epidemiological know-how and action.

Caleb Okereke

by Caleb Okereke
- Kelsey Nielsen

Caleb Okereke

Coronavirus pandemic

WFP warns food insecurity could more than double in East Africa

UN agency says effect could be seen in just three months as spread of coronavirus risks devastating countries.

WFP warns food insecurity could more than double in East Africa

Health

Children, women casualties of Uganda's coronavirus transport ban

Movement restriction imposed to curb COVID-19 spread but critics say it left no realistic provision for emergency care.

Children, women casualties of Uganda's coronavirus transport ban

NewsFeed

Ugandan president makes indoor workout video amid lockdown

Ugandan president jogs and does push-ups in a video he released, encouraging people to exercise at home.

Environment

Uganda faces food shortage as coronavirus disrupts locust fight

Desert locusts swarm into Uganda from neighbouring Kenya, threatening food security and livelihoods.

Uganda faces food shortage as coronavirus disrupts locust fight

Uganda

Fears in Uganda over coronavirus outbreak in refugee settlements

In country hosting most refugees in Africa, support for refugee-led groups and local leaders is key amid COVID-19 fight.

Fears in Uganda over coronavirus outbreak in refugee settlements

Coronavirus pandemic

Bobi Wine releases song to raise coronavirus awareness

Rapper-turned-politician released the song to raise awareness about COVID-19 after Uganda reported 14 confirmed cases.

Uganda's Bobi Wine releases song to fight coronavirus pandemic

Uganda

Uganda arrests former general planning to run for presidency

Henry Tumukunde held on treason charges, accused of seeking backing from Rwanda to remove President Yoweri Museveni.

Uganda arrests former general planning to run for presidency

Witness

Uganda's Lady Justice

From death row to national icon, a woman fights for the reintegration of former prisoners in Uganda.

NewsFeed

'Fresh Kid' rapper strikes chord in Uganda

Meet the eight-year-old Ugandan rapper raising awareness about poverty - one note at a time.

Africa

Will Kagame and Museveni resolve their dispute?

Two leaders set to meet on Friday in bid to resolve continuing dispute that led to closing of their shared border.

Will Kagame and Museveni resolve their dispute?

Environment

In Pictures: Desert locusts swarm parts of East Africa

Locusts have invaded parts of eastern Africa, ravaging crops, decimating pasture and deepening a hunger crisis.

In Pictures: Desert locusts swarm parts of East Africa