Yoweri Museveni

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, …

WATCH – Netanyahu: Entebbe Operation Proves Jews ‘Powerless No More’

TEL AVIV – Entebbe marked a turning point for the Jewish state, proving to the world that Jews were “powerless no more,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a ceremony marking 40 years since Israel stunned the world in a daring operation to save over 100 hostages from terrorists held in Uganda’s international airport.