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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

LRA commander appears at Hague court

Monday, January 26th 2015, 15:27

Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen becomes the first Lord's Resistance Army commander to appear at the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges.
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VIDEO: Ongwen in court after years in hiding

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 20:23

Ugandan commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Dominic Ongwen has arrived in The Hague to be tried for war crimes.
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LRA commander arrives in The Hague

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 9:24

A Lord's Resistance Army commander, Dominic Ongwen, arrives in The Hague to face war crimes charges over atrocities in Uganda and elsewhere.
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LRA commander 'in Ugandan custody'

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 10:21
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, United States United States

Rebel LRA commander Dominic Ongwen, wanted for war crimes, has been handed over to Ugandan troops in the Central African Republic, the US says.
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LRA commander 'to be sent to ICC'

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 16:13

Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen is to be sent to the International Criminal Court for trial, Uganda says.
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Rebels want $5m US bounty for LRA man

Friday, January 9th 2015, 11:59
related countries: United States United States

Seleka rebels in the Central Africa Republic say they should be given the $5m US reward for capturing a Ugandan militia leader wanted for war crimes.
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Ugandan Muslim clerics 'go missing'

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 16:22

Four Muslim clerics go missing in the Ugandan capital several weeks after two other clerics were killed, a community leader says.
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Profile: Dominic Ongwen of Uganda's LRA

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 16:48

Schoolboy abductee who wrought havoc as rebel commander
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Ebola vaccine 'promising in Africa'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 0:47
related countries: United States United States

Early trials in Uganda reveal an experimental Ebola vaccine is as safe in African populations as it is in American populations.
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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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