Student leader says donation from the African nation shows their expression of solidarity with the Turkish people who had contributed for the construction of mosques and schools in their communities.
The Turkish company Yapi Merkezi has made impressive progress in building neighbouring Tanzania's rail line, encouraging the Ugandan government to cancel its contract with a Chinese company and offer it to the Turkish firm.
Bus carrying dozens of Kenyan and Ugandan passengers was travelling from the eastern Ugandan city of Mbale to Nairobi and crashed in a Kenyan border town.
Amid a humanitarian crisis in DR Congo, vast areas near Virunga National Park have come under M23 rebel control, leading to deforestation, poaching and illicit farming.
Police said five people died at the scene and four others died of their injuries at the hospital where they had been taken for treatment.
Alert bystander saves two-year-old from being consumed by a hippopotamus on Lake Edward shores, police say.
More than 15 Muslims have been arrested by security agencies. Police spokesperson said some of those arrested have cases to answer for and will soon be taken to court.
The extended quarantine has been placed on central Uganda's Mubende and Kassanda districts as the government continues efforts to control the spread of the deadly disease.
The directive to close schools two weeks before the end of term has come after the death of eight children from the contagious disease earlier this month.
Uganda has so far recorded a total of 135 confirmed cases and 53 deaths, according to the health ministry.
The fire broke out around 1 am at the Salaama School for the Blind in Mukono, about 30 km east of the capital Kampala, and the cause is so far unknown.
The outbreak began in September in a rural part of central Uganda and spread earlier this month to Kampala, a city of more than 1.6 million people.
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