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Uganda ends hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 13:17

Leader of rebel group notorious for kidnapping children no longer a threat, Ugandan army says.
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The Ugandan children who canoe to school

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 10:05

Many children who live on Lake Bunyiyoni in south-western Uganda have to cross the water every day to get to school.
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From Julia to Julius

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 0:39

Julius Kaggwa was born intersex, which made for a confusing, isolating and sometimes dangerous childhood growing up in Uganda.
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Uganda's child stunt actors

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 17:08

Action movies are big business in Uganda's film industry and these children are trained stunt actors.
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Uganda's enterprising bag lady

Monday, January 30th 2017, 0:35

When the Ugandan government banned plastic bags, Rusia Orikiriza spotted a business opportunity.
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'I was only 12'

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 13:26
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Ugandan soldiers stationed in the Central African Republic face accusations that they have been raping local women and girls.
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Uganda: 30 drown after boat carrying football team capsizes on Lake Albert

Monday, December 26th 2016, 14:25

Thirty people drown after a boat carrying a football team and fans capsizes in Uganda, police say.
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War - an orphan's poem from South Sudan

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 18:19

Patricia Mercy, 16, lost both her parents in the conflict in South Sudan and is now a refugee in Uganda. She wrote a poem about her experience.
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Uganda's Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere to get own cook in prison

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 13:09

A Ugandan king charged with terrorism should have a private cook and a small fridge in prison, a court rules.
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Uganda's Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere charged with terrorism

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 12:12

A Ugandan king is charged with terrorism after a deadly government raid on his palace in November.
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Snatched and inducted

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 3:23

Abducted as a child by Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group, Dominic Ongwen became one of its most ruthless commanders, so should he face trial at the ICC?
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Palace in ruins

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 1:05

The palace of a Ugandan king and he has been charged with murder - why?
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Uganda law student: 'My skirt really wasn't short'

Monday, November 28th 2016, 10:05

A Ugandan law student, Joaninne Nanyange, has told BBC World Have Your Say she was barred from class because her skirt was 'distracting to men and boys'.
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Uganda police arrest Rwenzururu king over deadly clashes

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 22:10

Police storm a palace and arrest a traditional king in Uganda over clashes that have left 55 dead.
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Life-saving potato

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 12:42

Millions of children across Africa suffer from malnutrition - one way to tackle this is a special type of sweet potato that can deliver an extra vitamin hit which is being developed in Uganda, writes the BBC's Nancy Kacungira.
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Dam threatens tourism at Uganda's Kalagala Falls

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 8:13

A dam to create an energy supply from the Nile will have a big impact on tourism at one of Uganda's greatest natural resources.
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Ugandan shot by US police 'pointed object'

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 4:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
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Ugandan police block gay pride parade

Saturday, September 24th 2016, 13:59
related places: Kampala

Ugandan police stop gay pride celebrations in two resorts outside the capital Kampala.
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Uganda's Disney chess queen

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 11:19

Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi tells the BBC what it is like to be the subject of a Disney movie.
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'Gorillas over people'

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 0:29

Uganda's government is being accused of caring more about gorilla tourism than Batwa pygmies, write Tommy Trenchard and Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville.
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Would you wear clothes made from bark?

Friday, August 19th 2016, 20:29

Anthropologists say it is the oldest textile known to mankind, and now local designers in Uganda are giving cloth made out of bark a new lease of life.
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First vision

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 23:10

Criscent Bwambale, six, sees for the first time after an operation to remove cataracts in Uganda.
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Seven days of terror

Monday, June 27th 2016, 10:48
related countries: Israel Israel

Forty years ago Sara Guter Davidson was one of the hostages taken to Entebbe Airport in Uganda by hijackers, and rescued in an audacious operation by the Israeli military.
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Uganda witness for Muslim cleric murder 'castrated'

Monday, June 20th 2016, 11:37

A state witness in a trial over a spate of murders of Muslim clerics in Uganda has been castrated and other witnesses have received death threats, prosecutors say.
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Ugandan soldier shoots seven dead in Kampala barracks

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 16:15
related places: Kampala

A Ugandan soldier kills seven people, including three children, in a shooting spree at a military police barracks in the capital, Kampala.
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Uganda bombers given life sentences

Friday, May 27th 2016, 17:07
related places: Kampala

Five people convicted of terrorism over the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda's capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people, are given life sentences.
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Uganda World Cup bomb mastermind guilty

Thursday, May 26th 2016, 17:32
related places: Kampala

The mastermind of the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda's capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people as they were watching the World Cup final, is found guilty.
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Uganda bans smoking in public places

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 16:37

Tough new anti-smoking laws come into effect in Uganda, banning smoking in or near public places and outlawing e-cigarettes and flavoured tobacco.
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