Uganda Arrests Six for Church Bomb Plot Linked to Islamist Group

Ugandan police on Sunday announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with a plot to bomb a church in the capital city of Kampala. Five more arrests were announced on Tuesday, and more explosive devices were reportedly recovered, suggesting a major terrorist attack linked to an Islamist insurgent group called the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) had been thwarted.

JINJA, UGANDA - DECEMBER 01: Police fire live rounds just outside a medical center where colleagues of Bobi Wine were being treated on December 01, 2020 in Jinja, Uganda. The two were injured by security forces during Wine's campaign. Presidential candidates are campaigning in Uganda ahead of the elections scheduled …

Ebola Hits Capital of Uganda

Ugandan Health Minister Ruth Jane Aceng said on Monday that 14 cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the capital city of Kampala and its surrounding area during the previous 48 hours.  Nine of the new patients were people who were in close contact with one of the 44 fatalities in the current outbreak.

Doctors put on protective equipment at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital in Entebbe, Uganda, on Oct. 20, 2022. Uganda is grappling with Ebola since the index case was announced on Sept. 20. The Ministry of Health figures issued Thursday showed that the country has registered 64 confirmed Ebola cases and 25 …

Uganda Orders 21-Day Ebola Lockdowns

Uganda’s authoritarian president Yoweri Museveni on Saturday announced 21-day lockdowns on the Mubende and Kassanda districts in central Uganda to control an Ebola outbreak.

Doctors walk inside the Ebola isolation section of Mubende Regional Referral Hospital, in Mubende, Uganda Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. In this remote Ugandan community facing its first Ebola outbreak, testing trouble has added to the challenges with symptoms of the Sudan strain of Ebola now circulating being similar to malaria, …

China Buys Up Support in War-Torn Third World

The Chinese government is racking up favors from Third World leaders by intervening in conflict zones to offer economic support and security assistance, buying itself positions everywhere from Africa to the Middle East.

This photo taken 03 October, 2007 shows military officers saluting for a group photo beneath a display of national flags at a park in Beijing. China's ruling Communist Party's five-yearly gathering, it's 17th Party Congress, begins 15 October with President Hu Jintao expected to make bold power plays to cement …

Islamic State Claims Deadly Uganda Suicide Bombings

A local affiliate of the Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for three suicide bombings in Kampala, Uganda’s national capital, on Tuesday that killed three people and forced an evacuation of the nation’s parliament, Uganda’s Daily Monitor reported.

People extinguish fire on cars caused by a bomb explosion near Parliament building in Kampala, Uganda, on November 16, 2021. (Ivan Kabuye/AFP via Getty Images)