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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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US probes $2m Uganda 'currency scam'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 15:42
related countries: United States United States

US authorities have arrested an American in Uganda for allegedly leading a large international counterfeiting ring.
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Congo ex-rebels 'run away in Uganda'

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 15:15
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 1,500 Congolese ex-rebels go on the run in Uganda ahead of their handover to DR Congo, the M23 group's leader tells the BBC.
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Uganda maid jailed for child assault

Monday, December 15th 2014, 9:57

A Ugandan maid is sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting a toddler, in a case which sparked national outrage after a video was released.
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Uganda maid guilty of toddler assault

Friday, December 12th 2014, 10:27

A maid in Uganda who was secretly filmed beating a little girl, causing widespread outrage, is found guilty of assaulting the toddler.
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VIDEO: Maid pleads guilty to toddler abuse

Monday, December 8th 2014, 12:26

A Ugandan maid filmed beating an 18-month-old girl has appeared in court. Jolly Tumuhirwe was charged with committing torture and has pleaded guilty.
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Ugandan maid admits toddler torture

Monday, December 8th 2014, 10:31

A maid in Uganda who was secretly filmed beating and kicking an 18-month-old girl pleads guilty in court to the torture of a baby.
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Uganda uproar over toddler's death

Friday, November 21st 2014, 14:01

The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.
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Uganda suspensions over ivory loss

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 12:50

Five senior officials at Uganda's wildlife authority have been suspended after a tonne of seized ivory disappeared, government officials say.
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Ugandan priest found in Mexico grave

Friday, November 14th 2014, 23:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Forensic experts in Mexico looking for 43 missing students identify the remains of a missing Ugandan Catholic priest kidnapped in April.
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VIDEO: 'Revenge porn' victim faces arrest

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 17:00

Ugandan musician Desire Luzinda, who has become a victim of 'revenge porn', should be arrested, the minister for ethics says.
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Uganda planning new anti-gay law

Monday, November 10th 2014, 18:34

Uganda plans to introduce a new anti-gay law that will withstand any legal challenge after an earlier bill was struck down by the courts, a government minister tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Art on motorbikes in Kampala

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 19:19
related places: Kampala

Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.
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Uganda 'cannot host cricket event'

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 11:56

Uganda cannot host a six-nation ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament because of security concerns, cricket's governing body says.
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Uganda's prime minister sacked

Friday, September 19th 2014, 12:23

Uganda's president sacks his prime minister, a former close ally now seen as a potential rival for 2016 elections.
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Uganda predicts bigger coffee crop

Monday, September 15th 2014, 16:01

Uganda's coffee farmers are looking forward to a bigger harvest of beans this year thanks to more rain
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Uganda seizes 'al-Shabab explosives'

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 22:04

Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.
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Uganda alert over 'al-Shabab plot'

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 17:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kampala

Uganda has uncovered an al-Shabab-linked terrorist cell which they say was planning an imminent attack, the US embassy in Kampala says.
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Kenyan leader's carjacked BMW found

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 14:08
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

A vehicle belonging to the Kenyan president's security convoy, which was stolen last week in Nairobi, is found in Uganda, officials confirm.
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VIDEO: Uganda's Ghetto Kids: 'Dance changed my life'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 7:03

Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better.
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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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