Vast crowds of Ugandans are expected to greet Pope Francis Saturday as he honours Christians martyred for the faith on the second leg of a landmark trip to Africa, which he dubbed "the continent of hope".
Uganda's opposition leaders said Friday they will field a joint presidential candidate to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni, after efforts for a coalition collapsed when all wanted to be leader.
Thai authorities have intercepted yet another shipment of ivory, marking the 11th seizure so far this year. The shipment weighed in at approximately 250 kilograms and is estimated to be worth about $295,000.
Homosexuality is “un-African,” or at least that's what some national leaders would have you believe. The Academy of Science of South Africa, however, is pushing back, having released a report refuting and condemning anti-gay laws.
An official painting of former US President Bill Clinton, which is now part of the collection at the National Portrait Gallery, includes a subtle allusion to Monica Lewinsky, put in there by the portrait artist Nelson Shanks.
The young brother of a high-caliber target of the Rwandan government has disappeared at the hands of intelligence operatives and is feared dead, amid a growing crackdown against President Paul Kagame’s inner circle.
Captured Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army rebel chief Dominic Ongwen will be sent to the International Criminal Court to face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, Uganda's military and the United States said Tuesday.
Ugandan army officers have met a top commander of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who is wanted by the International Criminal Court and in US custody, Uganda's defence minister said Thursday.