Uganda

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)

Uganda Reports First Coronavirus Death

Uganda has documented its first fatality from the Chinese coronavirus since it began reporting coronavirus cases in March this year, the country’s Ministry of Health announced on Thursday.

A health worker wears protective gears at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Uganda border town with the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. - A grandmother in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials said on June 12, 2019, the second fatality in the country since …