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Killer of rare Ugandan gorilla jailed for 11 years

Felix Byamukama, the killer of one of Uganda’s popular mountain gorillas, Rafiki, has been jailed for 11 years. Rafiki went missing on 1 June and his body was...

Almost 200 killed in Kenya flooding

Nearly 200 Kenyans have been killed by floods and landslides caused by recent heavy rain in the East African country. A statement from the presidency said people were...

Ugandan police arrest Bobi Wine

Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine has been arrested by the police alongside members of his entourage for...

1,606 die from Ebola outbreak in DR Congo – Health Ministry

DR Congo’s health ministry says the death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen to 1,606, and  that a new fatality has been reported near the border with...

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda

A 50-year-old Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease. The first casualty was the...