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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: 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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VIDEO: Uganda says healthcare is for all

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 5:40

Uganda's health minister says homosexuals will not be discriminated against when accessing healthcare despite the introduction of a tough new anti-gay law.
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Uganda health services 'are for all'

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 2:47

Uganda's minister of health says homosexuals will not be discriminated against when they require healthcare, despite a new anti-gay law.
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Uganda tabloid names 'homosexuals'

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 13:56

A Ugandan tabloid names the country's "200 top homosexuals", a day after President Yoweri Museveni signs into law a bill toughening penalties for gay people.
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Museveni signs Uganda anti-gay bill

Monday, February 24th 2014, 20:43

Uganda's president signs a controversial bill toughening penalties for gay people but without a clause criminalising those who do not report them.
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VIDEO: Applause for president's anti-gay bill

Monday, February 24th 2014, 16:31

Uganda's president has signed into law a bill toughening penalties for gay people and criminalising those who do not report them.
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Museveni stalls on anti-gay bill

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 1:10
related countries: United States United States

President Museveni asks the US to advise Ugandan scientists about homosexuality, as he decides whether to sign a law increasing penalties.
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Obama warns Uganda over anti-gay law

Monday, February 17th 2014, 10:40
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama warns Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that enacting an anti-gay law would complicate relations with the US.
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Ugandan rebuke for UK archbishops

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 0:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of Uganda's Anglican Church rebukes two UK archbishops over a letter they wrote urging Christians not to victimise gays and lesbians.
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Archbishops criticise anti-gay laws

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 10:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have told the leaders of Nigeria and Uganda that gay people should be valued and not victimised.
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Uganda doubts over Kony 'letter'

Monday, January 27th 2014, 14:28

Uganda's government says it doubts rebel leader Joseph Kony is serious about peace after he purportedly sent a letter asking for forgiveness and calling for talks.
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Gay trial Briton to be deported

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 14:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who was facing charges in Uganda of possessing a gay sex video will be deported, a court rules.
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