Machar says Ugandan air force bombed S. Sudan “rebel” positions

South Sudan’s former vice-president Riek Machar on Friday claimed that a Ugandan jet fighter bombed Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) positions of forces loyal to him. Machar, in an interview…

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I Live In Uganda: A Country That Hates Gay People And Miniskirts

A year after the speaker of the Ugandan parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, promised her countryfolk laws to punish homosexuality as a Christmas present, she has delivered. But she did not just…

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Kenya Airways is using window of opportunity to evacuate citizens

In the latest development over the story broken a few hours ago it now transpires that Kenya Airways will use a window of opportunity to fly at least four times…

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UN force fires on Ugandan rebels in DRC

A special UN force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo used helicopters Wednesday (X Mas day)   to fire on Ugandan rebels and help government troops retake the town of…

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Pope Francis confermes his visit to Uganda

According to the Archbishop of Kampala, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, who recently had a private audience with Pope Francis, , the Holy Father is expected in Namugongo on June 3, to…

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US voices concern over Uganda anti-gay bill

The US has voiced concern over an anti-homosexuality bill passed by Uganda’s parliament. “We are deeply concerned by the Ugandan Parliament’s passage of anti-homosexuality legislation,” State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said…

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Abuses growing in South Sudan conflict, U.N. says

U.S. Marines stood by to help evacuate Americans in South Sudan as the top U.N. official there warned Tuesday of a “breakdown in respect for the most basic rights of…

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What if Jesus was born in the 21st Century in East Africa?

The story of Jesus Christ of Nazareth’s birth, as told in the Bible’s New Testament, is truly epic. It tells of numerous challenges that Joseph and his wife, Mary, endured,…

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AK47 assault rifle designer Kalashnikov dies at 94

The automatic rifle he designed became one of the world’s most familiar and widely used weapons. Its comparative simplicity made it cheap to manufacture, as well as reliable and easy…

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The true story of Santa Claus

The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At the time the area was Greek and is…

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