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Taxing 'gossip' on the internet

Saturday, July 14th 2018, 23:34

What has been the impact of Uganda's decision to impose a tax on social media?
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Anger at Uganda's tax on social media

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 16:22

Ugandan mobile users are required to pay before they can access apps like Facebook and WhatsApp.
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The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 14:16

The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.
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Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test

Thursday, June 14th 2018, 12:12

The device detects signs of malaria by shining a red beam of light on the patient's finger.
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Teaching boys and girls to make sanitary pads in Uganda

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 23:17

Communities in Uganda learn how to make recyclable products for periods to stop girls dropping out of school.
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Salt-mining in Uganda: ‘We use superglue to cover our wounds’

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 23:49

In south-western Uganda people use a centuries-old technique to mine salt, but it comes at a cost.
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Lions are being poisoned in Uganda's National Park

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 0:38

Can humans and wildlife live together in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park? Recent incidents suggest that it's an uncomfortable relationship.
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Pimpin' rides, African style

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 0:35

The Ugandan entrepreneur finding success using African fabric to style car interiors.
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Thursday, April 12th 2018, 23:46

How death row prisoner Susan Kigula studied law and changed Uganda's legal system.
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Uganda newspaper's 'wine for abuse stories' contest angers readers

Thursday, March 29th 2018, 15:50

Ugandan newspaper apologises for offering the chance to win a bottle of wine for victims' stories.
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Blasts at Uganda MPs Bobi Wine and Allan Ssewanyana's homes

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 10:59

The MPs say they were targeted because they oppose the scrapping of the presidential age limit.
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Ugandan brawl during parliament debate

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 17:09

MPs scuffled and threw chairs over a motion that could let President Museveni run again in 2021.
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Wild land

Friday, September 15th 2017, 1:11

Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year and provided them all with land. But they have to clear it and build a home themselves.
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UN: Over one million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Friday, August 18th 2017, 12:03
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million.
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Ugandan gold rush stopped by authorities

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 0:16
related places: Mubende

The gold mines of Mubende provide jobs for many Ugandans, but they were shut down without warning.
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Mini-skirts and morals

Sunday, July 9th 2017, 0:19

The debate on what constitutes being improperly dressed in public is reignited after Ugandan civil servants are issued with a strict dress code.
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'Brothers, not strangers'

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 0:24
related countries: Sudan Sudan

How a 61-year-old farmer embodies Uganda's welcoming attitude to South Sudanese refugees.
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Uganda's lesson in how to treat refugees

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 16:32

Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year - mostly fleeing the conflict in South Sudan - and has been praised for its open-door policy.
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A woman’s world

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 0:01

Documenting daily life in Ugandan refugee settlements.
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Where has all the food aid gone in the world's biggest refugee camp?

Friday, May 26th 2017, 12:36

The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.
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Makeshift army

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 1:12
related countries: United States United States

The US and Uganda are stopping the hunt for notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony but he is still a threat.
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Uganda bans Dutch film for 'glorifying homosexuality'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 10:13
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Ugandan censors object to "glorifying homosexuality" as well as the use of "lurid language".
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Punishment Island

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 0:24

Mauda Kyitaragabirwe was abandoned on Uganda's 'Punishment Island' for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The BBC's Patience Atuhaire went to meet her.
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Uganda ends hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 13:17

Leader of rebel group notorious for kidnapping children no longer a threat, Ugandan army says.
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The Ugandan children who canoe to school

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 10:05

Many children who live on Lake Bunyiyoni in south-western Uganda have to cross the water every day to get to school.
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From Julia to Julius

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 0:39

Julius Kaggwa was born intersex, which made for a confusing, isolating and sometimes dangerous childhood growing up in Uganda.
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Uganda's child stunt actors

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 17:08

Action movies are big business in Uganda's film industry and these children are trained stunt actors.
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Uganda's enterprising bag lady

Monday, January 30th 2017, 0:35

When the Ugandan government banned plastic bags, Rusia Orikiriza spotted a business opportunity.
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