Uganda makes Pikotaro its tourism ambassador

National Oct 7, 2017

Uganda makes Pikotaro its tourism ambassador

YouTube star Pikotaro was appointed by the Ugandan government Friday as a tourism ambassador to help boost the number of Japanese travelers to the East African country. In a ceremony in the capital Kampala, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni asked Pikotaro if he is a samurai. ...

Asia Pacific Jun 20, 2016

North Korea pulling troops from Uganda as Kampala warms to South

North Korea is pulling its troops from Uganda after Kampala severed ties, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Sunday, quoting Pyongyang as saying the maneuver was not a forced withdrawal under international pressure but the expiry of a contract. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged to ...

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni wins disputed polls; rival detained

World / Politics Feb 21, 2016

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni wins disputed polls; rival detained

Long-time Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni was on Saturday declared the winner of the country's disputed presidential election, but his main rival rejected the results as fraudulent and called for an independent audit of the count. Museveni got more than 60 percent of the votes, and ...