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News: Uganda

We have started to collect the most important news related to Uganda in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Uganda: news

VIDEO: Ugandan experts to help Ebola effort

Monday, August 11th 2014, 7:18

Uganda is lending its expertise in dealing with Ebola as a number of West African countries struggle to cope with the worst ever outbreak of the virus.
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Uganda court annuls anti-gay law

Friday, August 1st 2014, 18:52

Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.
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VIDEO: Cheers as Uganda annuls anti-gay law

Friday, August 1st 2014, 17:19

Uganda's Constitutional Court has annulled tough anti-gay legislation signed into law in February. Andrew Harding reports.
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Uganda police 'abuse street kids'

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 9:03

Street children in Uganda are facing constant abuse from police and other government officials, Human Rights Watch says.
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Scores killed in Uganda attacks

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 14:05

The Ugandan army says 41 gunmen and 17 police and civilians were killed when militants attacked police stations and military barracks.
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VIDEO: Building peace in Uganda's Karamoja

Friday, July 4th 2014, 21:56

The Karamoja region of north-eastern Uganda is making best of disarmament after years of insecurity.
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Uganda alert after terror warning

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 23:46
related places: Kampala

Ugandan police stepped up security in the capital Kampala following a "specific threat" of an attack on its main international airport on Thursday.
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Piglets probed over security breach

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 13:38

Two piglets are being examined by police in Uganda for "terrorism-related material" after being let loose in parliament by protesters.
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US imposes sanctions on Uganda

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 19:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House announces visa restrictions and other measures on Uganda for anti-gay laws it says are "counter to universal human rights".
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Protests over new Ugandan UN pick

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 20:07

Uganda's foreign minister is elected president of the UN General Assembly, over protests against his country's treatment of gay people.
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VIDEO: US-Uganda architect's vision for Kampala

Monday, May 19th 2014, 1:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kampala

Reimagining an African city built for segregation
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Uganda's HIV-prevention law 'flawed'

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 16:07

A bill passed by MPs in Uganda which criminalises the transmission of HIV is criticised by campaigners as impeding the fight against Aids.
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VIDEO: Rise in fake HIV tests in Uganda

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 8:31

A BBC Africa investigation has revealed that some people in Uganda are buying fake HIV negative results.
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Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 8:07

The Ugandans who pay for bogus HIV results to get jobs
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Brief return for ousted Uganda mayor

Monday, March 31st 2014, 15:33
related places: Kampala

Kampala mayor Erias Lukwago is ordered out of office by an appeals judge just hours after returning to his post in the Ugandan capital.
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Uganda capsize 'killed 251 refugees'

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 16:35
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 250 people died in last Saturday's boat capsize on a lake between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, the Congolese government says.
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Uganda capsize: 107 bodies found

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 13:15
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rescue workers in Uganda have recovered 107 bodies, including those of 57 children, after a boat carrying Congolese refugees capsized, a minister says.
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US military planes to hunt Kony

Monday, March 24th 2014, 12:21
related countries: United States United States

The US is sending military aircraft and more special forces to hunt Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, officials say.
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African sunshine powers school computers

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 0:02

Solar power for Ugandan school computers
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Ugandans challenge anti-gay law

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 16:43

Ugandan rights activists and politicians file a legal challenge to overturn a tough anti-gay law condemned by Western donors.
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In pictures: Uganda's 'Pimp My Ride' garage

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 1:56

Photos of vehicles remodelled to look like crocodiles
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'Protection squad' for UN in Somalia

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 12:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman says.
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VIDEO: Uganda anti-gay law delays loan

Friday, February 28th 2014, 23:23

Uganda's government says the country should stand up to blackmail, after the World Bank postpones a $90m (£54m) loan over the country's controversial anti-gay law.
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World Bank stalls $90m Uganda loan

Friday, February 28th 2014, 13:07

The World Bank postpones a $90m (£54m) loan to Uganda after President Yoweri Museveni signed a tough and controversial new anti-gay law.
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VIDEO: Man named on 'top 200' gay list

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 17:23

A person named in a Ugandan tabloid newspaper's list of '200 top homosexuals' speaks anonymously to the BBC about the impact of the country's tough new anti-gay laws.
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Uganda police stop miniskirt march

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 12:44
related places: Kampala

Police in Uganda prevent women from marching through the streets of the capital, Kampala, in protest at new laws banning the wearing of miniskirts.
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