Uganda confirms new Ebola case as 9 year old girl dies

Uganda confirms new Ebola case as 9 year old girl dies

Uganda reported another case of Ebola disease on August 29, 2019, as 9-year-old girl from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo died from the virus. The child crossed the border between Uganda and Congo with her mother on August 28, 2019, in hopes of finding…

Severe floods hit Uganda, claiming at least 5 lives

Severe floods hit Uganda, claiming at least 5 lives

Flash floods caused by torrential rains result in 5 casualties in Eastern Uganda's Bulambuli district on August 28 and 29, 2019. The storms triggered the swelling of a river that swept away the victims who were reportedly buried under mud. "Relatives of the…

Ebola virus disease spreads to Uganda

Ebola virus disease spreads to Uganda

The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) have confirmed a case of Ebola Virus Disease in Uganda. Although there have been numerous previous alerts, this is the first confirmed case in Uganda during the Ebola outbreak on-going in neighboring…

Multiple landslides hit Uganda, leaving 5 dead, dozens missing

Multiple landslides hit Uganda, leaving 5 dead, dozens missing

Multiple landslides caused by heavy rains left at least 5 people dead and dozens missing in Uganda's Bududa District on June 4 and 5, 2019. The rains started around during the late afternoon hours (LT) on June 4, causing multiple landslides over the next couple…

18 killed and over 100 injured as severe hailstorm hits Uganda

18 killed and over 100 injured as severe hailstorm hits Uganda

At least 18 people have been killed and over 100 injured as severe hailstorm hit Uganda's Buyende and Kamuli districts late April 22, 2019. The storm hit several villages, including Nakabembe, Kabugidho, Nfumagani, Kidera and Itamya, destroying homes and crops….

Over 300 homes destroyed after big cracks appear in Uganda

Over 300 homes destroyed after big cracks appear in Uganda

Over 300 homes have been destroyed after several big cracks opened in Uganda's Namisinfwa district over the past couple of days. According to NTV Uganda, the cracks developed in Bupoto Sub County and Namisindwa town following heavy rain in the region. They go…

At least 12 dead, 10 missing after landslide hits Rubanda, Uganda

At least 12 dead, 10 missing after landslide hits Rubanda, Uganda

At least 12 people have died and another 10 are missing after a landslide caused by heavy rains hit the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. A police spokesman said early Wednesday that 12 people are confirmed dead. He told Xinhua that…