Tag: Uganda

19 killed in Uganda fuel truck blast: police

KAMPALA: Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, police said Monday. "Ten people

At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda-police

KAMPAL: At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda...

Uganda’s popstar MP Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential vote

KAMPALA: Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine on Wednesday officially announced he would take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 national...

Kidnappers demand $500,000 ransom for US tourist snatched in Uganda: police

KAMPALA: Gunmen who kidnapped an American tourist and her driver in a Ugandan national park have demanded a ransom of $500,000 (445,000 euros), police said...

Uganda central bank holds main lending rate at 10pc

KAMPALA: Uganda's central bank held its benchmark lending rate at 10 percent on Wednesday saying the outlook for inflation had improved. Policymakers raised rates for the...

Uganda boat accident death toll rises to 33

KAMPALA: The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Victoria over the weekend rose to 33 on Monday, Ugandan police said, as survivors described...

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

MUTIMA: Twenty-two people have died and more than 60 are feared drowned after a pleasure boat sank on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said Sunday. The vessel...

Why Shahid Afridi’s nephew plays for Uganda and not Pakistan

Irfan Afridi, as the name suggest is the nephew of one of Pakistan’s and world cricket’s biggest entertainers Shahid Afridi. Irfan, now 33-year-old is making name...

Latest innings of Shahid Afridi’s nephew prove cricket runs in their blood

It seems like the passion for cricket runs in the blood of Afridi family because after Pakistan’s superstar all rounder Shahid Afridi, his nephew Irfan...

Karamoja Famine by Mike Wells

Karamoja Famine World Press Photo of the Year, prize singles 00-04-1980 The hand of a severely malnourished boy rests in a Catholic monk’s hand in the Karamoja...