A Ugandan marathoner who won the nation's first Olympics gold medal in 40 years returned home to a hero's welcome and a check for $80,000.
The pilot and co-pilot of a Ugandan helicopter that crashed into the side of Kenya's highest mountain were confirmed dead Wednesday but the hunt continues for five presumed survivors, Uganda's military said.
Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga shares with CNN his views on Rudisha's gold and Kenya's bid to host the 2024 Olympics
Rescue teams searched Tuesday for seven people thought to have survived after three military helicopters came down on the side of Kenya's highest mountain, in a remote area that is home to leopards and rhinoceros.
Two military helicopters on their way to deployment in Somalia are missing and one has crash-landed, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday.
Led by Kevin Durant's 30 points, the United States men's basketball team fought off a stiff challenge from Spain to win the gold medal 107-100 on Sunday as the London Olympics neared its close.
Dr. Olimpia De La Rosa sheds some light on the deadly Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 16 people in Uganda.
The hospital at the center of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda is now dealing with 30 suspected cases, including five from Kibaale prison, Dr. Dan Kyamanywa said Thursday.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on government efforts to stamp out an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda.
Two more people have died in Uganda's Ebola outbreak, officials working at a hospital said Wednesday.
Teams in Uganda are trying to track down anyone who came into contact with patients infected with the Ebola virus, which has killed at least 14 people there this month, authorities said Monday.
International health experts are among those investigating an Ebola outbreak in Uganda.
Fourteen people have died from the Ebola outbreak in Western Uganda. David Mckenzie reports.
Ugandan authorities did not initially detect an Ebola outbreak because patients weren't showing typical symptoms of the lethal virus, the nation's health minister told CNN Sunday.
The lethal Ebola virus has left at least 14 people dead in western Uganda this month, according to Health Ministry officials, after local reports of a "strange disease" swept through the region.
The death toll from a landslide that buried three villages in eastern Uganda stood at 18 Tuesday, and rescue officials fear the figure will rise.
Politicians push for new anti-gay laws in Uganda, as CNN's David McKenzie reports.
The Ugandan government said Wednesday it will ban at least 38 nongovernmental agencies it says are promoting gay rights and recruiting children into homosexuality.
Uganda says it has captured a top commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, the guerrilla movement notorious for its attacks on civilians and use of child soldiers.
CNN's Nima Elbagir, embedded with U.S. special forces, reports on the hunt for Joseph Kony in central Africa.
President Barack Obama said Monday that U.S. advisers will keep trying to help Uganda and its neighbors capture Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.
The Lord's Resistance Army slammed "Kony 2012" as a "clear act of malevolent deception and manipulation of world mass consciousness" in an 18-page statement believed to be its first response to the viral video spotlighting the renegade group and its leader, warlord Joseph Kony.
"Kony 2012" has been seen by millions, but Ugandans had never seen the video until now. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
In a picture posted on Facebook, a man in a white shirt holds his daughter in his arms. She holds an Israeli flag. The caption reads: "Iranians we will never bomb your country. We ? you."
An outbreak of nodding disease is devastating families in northern Uganda. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Pauline Oto still wears her faded yellow and green school dress, but she hasn't been to school for years and she can't comprehend what to do with the pen the community nurse has just given her.
In June 1212, some 30,000 people, most of them children, massed in the center of France. This mob of Christian kids - remembered by historians as The Children's Crusade - was on its way to Jerusalem to liberate it from an infidel who, it was rumored, ate children.
Let's give praise where praise is due. Invisible Children's Kony 2012 viral video campaign has done what no other advocacy organization has been able to do until now: capture 29 minutes worth of attention from over 50 million people worldwide.
CNN's Brian Todd looks at who Joseph Kony is, and what the U.S. and African militaries are doing to track him down.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour says the viral Kony film sensitizes people to terrible atrocities across the world.
By Friday, more than 70 million people had viewed "KONY 2012" or clips of it. Uganda was trending on Twitter and the blogosphere teemed with attacks and defenses of Invisible Children, the San Diego-based nonprofit group that produced the half-hour documentary about the notorious Ugandan warlord.
A controversial film about an African warlord and his army has spread to the far corners of the internet, racking up more than 70 million YouTube views and prompting a heated debate about the filmmakers and the effectiveness of their advocacy.
The viral Kony 2012 video has propelled the Lord's Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, into the world's spotlight and conscience. On YouTube alone, more than 56 million people viewed it in its first four days.
"You are making our work here very difficult".
Derreck Kayongo, is saving and improving the quality of lives in the developing world, one bar of soap at a time.
What happens to the bar of soap you barely used the last time you checked into a hotel room? Most certainly it's gone to waste at the end of each day.
A Ugandan lawmaker has revived a controversial bill that makes engaging in some homosexual acts punishable by death, a rights group said, a proposal that provoked an international outcry three years ago.
CNN's Isha Sesay talks with gay rights activist Frank Mugisha about the treatment of gay and lesbian people in Uganda.
Doctors will often prepare for surgical procedures by opening instrument and supply kits that contain up to 100 items.
Kristin Chenoweth introduces top 10 CNN Hero Richard St. Denis, who provides free wheelchairs for people in rural Mexico.
The Nigerian senate has passed a bill banning same-sex marriages, defying a threat from Britain to withhold aid from nations violating gay rights.
Nkepile Mabuse and fashion blogger Sandiso Ngubane preview the new styles on the runway of visits Africa fashion week.
As a style journalist for over ten years, I've made it my business to scour the world in search of fresh and innovative fashion. And since launching ARISE, I've honed my sights on Africa.
President Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Central Africa to help hunt down the leaders Lord's Resistance Army.
President Barack Obama announced recently that about 100 U.S. troops are being deployed to Central Africa to help "apprehend and remove" the elusive Joseph Kony and his top commanders of the Lord's Resistance Army.
What does a 22-year-old see when she looks at herself in the mirror?
President Barack Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Africa to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda.
Sen. McCain responds to Obama's decision to send troops into Africa to hunt the heads of the "Lord's Resistance" army.
You could say Chris Nsamba has always been something of an overachiever.
Uganda isn't known for being a big player on the baseball field, but one man is hoping for a home run with his documentary about the sport.
Filmmaker Jay Shapiro shares the story of baseball in Uganda, where love of the game transcends cultural barriers.
Think of pop-tops, and a soda can might come to mind. But Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe sees pop-tops as a way to help hundreds of women in Gulu, Uganda, start a new life.
That bar of soap you used once or twice during your last hotel stay might now be helping poor children fight disease.
Prominent human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi was released from custody Monday at the outset of the trial for suspects in the fatal July 2010 bombings in Kampala, Uganda.
A massive landslide swallowed homes in eastern Uganda early Monday, killing at least 23 people, the Red Cross said.
A Ugandan youth baseball team that would have been the first from Africa to play in the Little League World Series was denied visas over players' age discrepancies, the U.S. State Department said.
In Uganda, where grasshoppers are regarded as a delicious seasonal snack, the appetite for the crispy critters has created a booming informal trade that has turned some trappers into wealthy men.
Coffee is part of our daily routines, but in Uganda, where so much coffee is grown, people don't drink much of it.
Uganda is Africa's second-largest coffee producer, but some of its farmers say they are getting a raw deal when it comes to profiting from their beans.
Uganda's parliament adjourned Friday without acting on a bill that would have made engaging in homosexual acts a capital offense, leaving the future of the widely condemned bill uncertain.
The State Department Thursday condemned a proposed bill in the Ugandan parliament that could make engaging in homosexual acts a capital offense punishable by death. The bill may be debated Friday by the Ugandan parliament.
Dozens of people were injured Thursday when supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye clashed with security forces and police who were accompanying his convoy from the airport to the capital.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was barred from boarding a flight back home on Wednesday from the Kenyan capital, where he was undergoing treatment, an airline official said.
A violent reaction by Ugandan authorities to ongoing protests against high food prices has put a spotlight on President Yoweri Museveni's 25-year rule over the East African country and raised the fear of a return to the brutal days of Idi Amin.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye remained at a private hospital here on Saturday for treatment and observation following his arrest earlier this week, his sister said.
Ugandan opposition leader is pepper-sprayed and arrested in Kampala.
A top Ugandan opposition leader was arrested again Thursday during a "walk to work" campaign to protest rising food prices and increased cost of living.
Ugandan opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye is arrested again for protesting alleged government price manipulation.
Shots are heard and smoke canisters seen as riot police patrol the streets of Kireka, Uganda.
The leader of Uganda's main opposition party was taken to a hospital in Kampala on Thursday after being shot in the hand, apparently by a rubber bullet allegedly fired by a member of the military police during a protest march.
In northern Uganda, Sarah Omollo, like hundreds of other women, rises early each day to collect shea nuts.
Scientists in Uganda have injected banana plants with a protein to make them resistant to deadly bacterial diseases.
Uganda's incumbent leader appeared destined Saturday to extend his 25 years in office but as results trickled in, the opposition front-runner charged fraud in the East African nation's presidential election.
Ugandans voted Friday in a presidential election that could extend the term of the incumbent, who has been in power for 25 years.
It's only been four months since Moses Kipsiro won double gold at the Commonwealth Games in India. And like the natural runner he is, Kipsiro is taking his newfound celebrity status in his stride.
Ugandan running champion Moses Kipsiro shows young runners that no obstacle is too large to overcome.
Ugandan police announced Thursday the arrest of a 22-year-old man who they say confessed to killing gay rights activist David Kato.
A pastor rebuked homosexuals at the funeral of a Ugandan gay rights activist, prompting chaos as sympathizers stormed the pulpit and grabbed his microphone away.
A prominent gay activist in Uganda was allegedly murdered after being outed. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Mourners will gather Friday to say goodbye to a Ugandan gay rights activist who was beaten to death with a hammer in his home near the capital.
A Ugandan gay rights activist whose name was published on a list of the nation's "top homosexuals" was bludgeoned to death in his home near the capital, his lawyer said Thursday.
The U.S. Embassy in Uganda is warning its citizens in the east African nation that regional terror groups "remain actively interested in attacking" American interests.
Staff at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre care for 125 African Grey parrots rescued from smugglers.
Over 130 rare African parrots were seized near midnight Monday from a woman officials say was smuggling the valuable birds from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda, a frequent jumping-off point for lucrative European and Asian markets.
The Ugandan high court has banned all media outlets in the country from publishing lists identifying people they claim are gay after advocacy groups filed a lawsuit.
Uganda is planning to inoculate 2.5 million residents in the East African nation's northern districts, where a yellow fever outbreak has killed 45 people and sickened another 183.
A bus explosion that killed one and injured dozens in Kenya was caused by a man believed to have ties to a militant group, authorities said Wednesday.
An explosion that ripped through a Uganda-bound bus in Kenya on Monday killed one person and injured 26 others, a Kenyan police spokesman said, crediting security guards with potentially preventing more deaths.
A surprise trip from Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to Somalia has made him the first head of state to visit the war-torn country in almost 20 years, according to the African Union Mission for Somalia.
South Sudanese forces raided a village in a disputed area on the Ugandan border and abducted a family of 11, Uganda's minister of information said Thursday.
A judge temporarily ordered a tabloid in Uganda to stop publishing lists identifying people it claims are gay after an advocacy organization filed a lawsuit.
CNN's David McKenzie interviews a Ugandan blogger who writes on gay issues.
CNN's David McKenzie interviews Stosh Mugisha, a Ugandan woman forced to move from her home because she is gay.
The editor of a tabloid in Uganda who argues that homosexuality is more dangerous than smoking, has published a list of 10 gay and lesbian people in the African nation, urging readers to report them to the police.
Marketplace Africa travels to Uganda where a Russian businessman aims to make Uganda a legitimate player in the gold industry.
For years, the only problem with Uganda's multi-million dollar gold export trade was that the vast majority of it came from foreign soil. Now, one Russian businessman is working to change that.
The member of the Ugandan Parliament behind a controversial "anti-gay" bill that would call for stiff penalties against homosexuality -- including life imprisonment and the death penalty -- says that the bill will become law "soon."
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