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Uganda’s president lashes out at United Nations over Congo fiasco

One of Africa's most influential leaders has launched a broadside against United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, mocking them for being involved in "military tourism".

Tourist trip to Nyamulagira volcano eruption site

Guidebooks often boast of explosive scenery which will blow your mind.But for one group of trekkers their trip certainly lived up to its promise, as they got up close to an erupting volcano.

130 African grey parrots rescued from smuggler in Uganda

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