Lily Atong's anxious eyes fix on the sky where a helicopter gunship circles over her thatched hut, so low she must shout to be heard. "When I see gunships like this it brings back the fear of being in the bush," Atong says.
Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said.
A day after Uganda's president ordered the closure of one of Africa's oldest universities, 23-year old Gabriel Deng was hurriedly stuffing his belongings into rucksacks in a rundown student hostel.
Wearing pristine white with her woollen socks pulled high, Ugandan traffic police officer Edith Nanteza exudes natural authority at the roadblock, barely lifting a hand as she waves motorists over.This is no routine exercise.
In a candlelit room in a small eastern Ugandan village Rabbi Gershom celebrates the 'kiddush' meal over wine as his wife, Tzieorah, removes a cloth covering the 'challah' bread."Shabbat shalom!" cry the arriving guests.
Skimming above the choppy waves through the dark the four planes swooped in low over Lake Victoria, packed with more than 200 elite Israeli commandos on a daring raid to free hijacked hostages.
The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people in Kampala was found guilty along with six accomplices on Thursday of masterminding one of the region's worst attacks in decades.
Authorities confirmed on Saturday that Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was charged with treason for challenging the result of recent elections and holding his own swearing-in ceremony.