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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Meets Kagame, Museveni

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday visited Rwanda and Uganda and held private meetings with Presidents Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni. kenyatta began with Rwanda and held talks with Kagame at the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) Combat Training Centre in Gabiro. He thereafter flew to Uganda where he had talks with President Museveni at

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Andrew Mwenda Breaks Silence on Uganda-Rwanda Tension

By Andrew M. Mwenda Inside the Rwanda-Uganda conflict Let me do what politicians always do – claim they run for office due to popular demand. Many people have been asking me to comment on the heightened tensions between Uganda and Rwanda. By writing this article, I am yielding to popular pressure. I

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FULL LIST: One Ugandan, 32 Kenyans Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crush

Only one Ugandan has been confirmed dead following the Sunday morning crash of a Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Ethiopian Airlines. The aircraft which was leaving Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa headed to Nairobi Kenya reportedly crashed, six minutes after leaving Bole International Airport. A total of 149 passengers and 8 flight crew members

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Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crashes Enroute to Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa and Kenya's capital, Nairobi, has crashed, Ethiopian prime minister's office confirmed on Sunday. "The Office of the PM, on behalf of the Government and people of Ethiopia, would like to express its deepest condolences to the families of those that have lost their loved

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“Rwanda’s Allegations Against Uganda are False” – Government

Government through the Foreign Affairs Ministry has termed Rwanda's allegations against Uganda as false. This follows the closure of the Uganda-Rwanda border at Gatuna for over a week. The Rwandan government last week denied Ugandan cargo trucks from accessing Rwanda through three border posts and also warned their citizens from crossing

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Uganda to Host EAC Armed Forces Command Post Exercise

Representatives from Army, Police and Prisons across six East Africa partner states (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda) are holding a six-day meeting at Silver Springs Hotel in Kampala preparing for a Command Post Exercise (CPX) to be held in Uganda in November 2019. Major General Jean Jacques Mupenzi

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KENYA: DP Ruto’s Pilot, 4 Americans Die in Turkana Chopper Crash

Deputy President William Ruto’s pilot, Captain Mario Magonga, has died in a chopper crash into Lake Turkana in Turkana County. Police on Monday said Captain Magonga died with all the four Americans he was flying after their helicopter came down near Lobolo in Central Island National Park at 8pm. OFF RADAR “Available information

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South Sudan Gets New Chief of Military Intelligence

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has appointed a new chief of military intelligence through an executive order. Kiir replaced Major-General Chock-rach Angich with Major-General Rin Tueny Mabor, ending months of speculations over possible candidates for the position. Tueny, former Eastern Lakes State governor has held various positions in the government. The president gave

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FDC Spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda

FDC: Museveni, SFC Commander Nabasa Beating War Drums

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has accused President Yoweri Museveni and  Special Forces Command (SFC) commander Maj Gen Don William Nabasa of beating war drums. Adddressing reporters at party headquarters at Najjanankumbi in Kampala on Monday, FDC spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda said the party was “is concerned with war

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Kagame and Museveni

Kagame: South African Elements Brewing Trouble Between Uganda and Rwanda

Rwanda's president, Paul Kagame, has accused elements in South Africa of sowing seeds of division between Kigali and Kampala. In recent times, Uganda and Rwanda have had their strained relations. Although Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, have met severally, discussed and committed to work together again, the former is concerned

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