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Uganda: Cleric accused of working with armed group shot dead

Security forces in Uganda shot dead a Muslim cleric accused of working with an armed group linked to suicide bombings in the capital Kampala. Officials said Sheikh Muhammad Abas Kirevu had recruited for cells run by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. He was killed just […]

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Uganda: Two explosions rock capital Kampala; at least 3 killed, dozens injured

At least three police officers were killed and more than two dozen people injured in the first of two explosions in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, on Tuesday morning. The two explosions rocked the city center within 30 minutes of each other, according to police and a journalist at the scene of one of the blasts. […]

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Fruit shaped bomb kills two children in Uganda, ISIS suspected

A blast has killed at least two children in a Ugandan village as the country grapples with the third bomb attack in a week. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday’s incident. According to a senior police official, the device looked like an exotic “jackfruit” and was given to the children while they […]

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Deadly blast in Ugandan capital seems to be a ‘terrorist act’

One person was killed and three others were injured in a bomb explosion in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. The blast went off on Saturday night at a bar, killing a 20-year-old waitress and scattering panicked revelers on to the street outside. Police say three suspected bombers disguised themselves as customers and planted explosives in a plastic bag. […]