Uganda has lifted its objections to a South African firm conducting a study for a hydropower dam at a site on the River Nile where spectacular waterfalls and wild game have been a major tourist draw, the tourism minister said on Thursday.
Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished in a further sign of fraying relations between the neighboring states.
Habitat loss for chimps in Uganda is sparking brutal conflict between humans and apes. The chimpanzees have been raiding crops, threatening livelihoods and attacking humans. National Geographic recently highlighted the ongoing problem. The publication reported on an incident from a few years ago involving a chimpanzee who snatched a toddler from his mother, broke off...
South Sudan's president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay forming a unity government for 100 days beyond the Nov. 12 deadline, Uganda's presidency said, buying time after concerns that war could resume if the two sides were pushed.
South Sudan's president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay the formation of a unity government for 100 days beyond the Nov. 12 deadline, according to a statement from Uganda's presidency.
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