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Pride and prejudice: The State of Israel vs Yosef Kibita

RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS: When the young Ugandan applied to make aliyah in 2017, he couldn’t have imagined that he would be poised to fundamentally impact the dynamic of Israel-Diaspora relations.

Women and children carry Torah scrolls from an old synagogue building to a new building in Nabagoye,

Jewish leaders condemn Israel’s rejection of Ugandan Jews from immigrating

The ultimate ruling in his case could have far-ranging ramifications for Jews living outside of Israel.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
28/01/2021
Al-Shabaab fighter at  food distribution camp

Ugandan army says it has killed 189 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Ugandan troops are part of the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, whose aim is to support the central government and stop al Shabaab's efforts to topple it.

By REUTERS
23/01/2021
Elections billboards for Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, and opposition leader and presidential

Uganda in spotlight of social media and elections interfering

The US and European Union have both expressed concern about Uganda government policies in the lead-up to the vote. Uganda has banned social media ahead of the vote.

7-year-old boy who adores Elon Musk is sensation on Ugandan aviation scene

"I like Elon Musk because I want to learn with him about space, to go with him in space and also to get a handshake," said the boy.

By REUTERS
25/12/2020

Uganda's Bobi Wine released on bail, protest death toll reaches 37

Wine was arrested while campaigning in eastern Uganda for allegedly holding mass rallies in violation of restrictions on gatherings imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

By REUTERS
21/11/2020

The hijackers of Entebbe - The full story

The shadowy network plotting harm to Jews and Israel included some surprising players.

Popular 25-year-old Ugandan gorilla killed at UNESCO park

In a statement, the state-run Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) said the four men were detained for their role in the death of Rafiki.

By REUTERS
12/06/2020
Air France hostages, who were rescued from Entebbe Airport

BBC program on Operation Thunderbolt inaccurate, says media watchdog group

On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was hijacked en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, a few minutes after leaving a stopover in Athens.

Palestinian official Nabil Abu Rudeineh

PA Spokesman: Israelis have to live with us, not the Sudanese

Palestinian officials lay blame for lack of peace on Trump and Netanyahu.

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