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Uganda ex-spy chief court-martialled

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 16:02

Uganda's former intelligence chief, who is a strong critic of President Yoweri Museveni, is charged with insubordination at a military court.
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Africa's 'first solar bus' unveiled

Monday, February 1st 2016, 16:48

A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa is driven in public for the first time.
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VIDEO: Zika: In the forest where virus was discovered

Friday, January 29th 2016, 10:53

The Zika virus, which is said to be spreading "explosively", was forest discovered in a forest in Uganda.
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Rebel accused of ordering cannibalism

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 17:19

International prosecutors at The Hague accuse former Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen of ordering his men to kill, cook and eat civilians.
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Catholic Church linked to Uganda child labour

Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 2:14

Catholic Church accused of profiting from underage labour
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Uganda's Uber for dirty laundry

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 13:52

and other inventions coming out of Uganda's tech hub
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VIDEO: Huge crowds for Pope's Uganda Mass

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 21:54

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in front of huge crowds in Uganda on the second stage of his three-country Africa tour.
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Pope remembers martyrs in Uganda

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 18:21

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at a shrine where dozens of Ugandan Christians were martyred for their faith on the latest stage of his African trip.
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Pope remembers martyrs in Uganda

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 8:12

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at a shrine where dozens of Ugandan Christians were martyred for their faith on the latest stage of his African trip.
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VIDEO: Pope gives last address in Kenya

Friday, November 27th 2015, 11:44
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

The Pope has been greeted by an enthusiastic crowd at a youth rally at Nairobi's Kasarani Stadium, his last public event in Kenya before travelling to Uganda, as Anne Soy reports.
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VIDEO: Acid attack victim's voice of defiance

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 1:47
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Namale Allen was attacked with acid at her home in Uganda - she has travelled to Singapore for treatment and says she wants to be a voice for other victims.
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VIDEO: No safe haven for gay Ugandans in Kenya

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 21:14
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Hundreds of Uganda's LGBT community, fearing persecution, have fled to Kenya where they say the situation is not much better.
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Gay Ugandans regret fleeing to Kenya

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 0:07
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Meet the Ugandan gay refugees under attack in Kenya
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VIDEO: Serving Uganda's deaf worshippers

Friday, October 30th 2015, 20:28

The Church of Uganda provides services for deaf people, for those of any faith.
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UK spy kit 'used on Uganda dissidents'

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 15:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK-based company sold surveillance technology to Uganda where it was used to crush political opponents of the president and gather information for blackmail, according to documents seen by BBC Newsnight.
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Ugandan army 'to leave' South Sudan

Monday, October 12th 2015, 14:50

Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week - a key rebel demand - according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country.
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Ugandan bodies flown home from Somalia

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 11:56
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The bodies of 10 Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia by militant Islamist group al-Shabab have been flown back home.
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Troops charged over Somalia deaths

Friday, August 21st 2015, 16:27
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Three Ugandan soldiers have been charged over the killing last month of civilians at a wedding in Somalia, the African Union says.
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Children's book tackles sexual abuse

Friday, August 21st 2015, 15:45
related places: Kampala

A book which teaches children how to recognise and reject sexual abuse is launched in Uganda's capital, Kampala.
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VIDEO: Ugandan journalist wins Komla Dumor award

Monday, August 17th 2015, 13:18

Uganda journalist Nancy Kacungira speaks about becoming the first winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor award.
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VIDEO: Why is Uganda fighting in South Sudan?

Monday, August 17th 2015, 4:47

The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga has been training with Ugandan troops who have gone to South Sudan to support President Kiir, as a deadline looms for him to agree a peace deal.
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Uganda returning 'trafficked Asians'

Friday, August 14th 2015, 14:01

At least 30 South Asians stranded in Uganda by suspected traffickers are being sent home as others caught up similar scams are sought, police say.
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VIDEO: Uganda blood transfusion trial begins

Friday, August 14th 2015, 6:46

Catherine Byaruhanga went to a world-first clinical trial to find a reason behind the high child anaemia rates in Uganda.
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Uganda activists celebrate gay pride

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 22:22

Ugandan activists celebrate gay pride, a year after a law requiring homosexuals be jailed for life was overturned.
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VIDEO: Uganda bride price refund outlawed

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 13:08

Uganda's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding a bride price, or dowry, on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should be banned.
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Uganda bride price refund outlawed

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 10:52

Uganda's Supreme Court rules that the practice of refunding a bride price on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional.
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British Airways stops Uganda flights

Friday, July 24th 2015, 12:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Entebbe

British Airways says it is stopping all flights to and from Uganda's Entebbe airport as they are "no longer commercially viable".
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