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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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Uganda: news

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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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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