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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

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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Uganda's ex-PM defiant after arrest

Friday, July 10th 2015, 9:48

Uganda's former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi tells the BBC he "will not back down" in his preparations for a presidential bid, despite his arrest on Thursday.
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Uganda presidential rivals detained

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 22:23

Two leading presidential hopefuls are arrested for several hours in Uganda for organising meetings without police permission, state media report.
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VIDEO: Uganda's Mbabazi and Besigye released

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 21:01

Two presidential hopefuls in Uganda have been released, hours after they were arrested.
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VIDEO: Ending extreme poverty in Africa

Monday, July 6th 2015, 9:31

The BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Uganda on the progress of the Millennium Village project.
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Uganda's leader faces new challenger

Monday, June 15th 2015, 8:51

Uganda's former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi says he will challenge President Museveni to become president in next year's election.
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Uganda 'lunchtime sex' controversy

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 15:02

Ugandan row over crackdown on hotels for affairs
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VIDEO: Creating energy from abattoir waste

Monday, June 8th 2015, 7:22

A Ugandan abattoir is turning polluting by-products into energy sources, as Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
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The Ugandan women who strip to defend their land

Monday, June 1st 2015, 1:20

The Ugandan women who strip to defend their land
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Ugandan youths 'to tackle al-Shabab'

Monday, April 27th 2015, 17:17

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni orders security agencies to re-introduce military training for civilians to counter the threat from al-Shabab.
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VIDEO: Uganda's challenge to Mickey Mouse

Monday, April 13th 2015, 6:14

Ugandan animators hope their cartoon character, Katoto, can challenge the global might of Mickey Mouse.
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Ex-Guantanamo man held in Uganda

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 13:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee and UK resident is arrested in Uganda for questioning over the killing of a top prosecutor, police say.
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Vendetta puts Kipsiro career on hold

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 14:35

Ugandan athlete Moses Kipsiro finds himself embroiled in a tale of abduction, arson, black magic, murder and rape.
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Uganda al-Shabab prosecutor killed

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 11:28
related places: Kampala

Joan Kagezi, the top Ugandan state prosecutor in the trial of 13 men suspected of a deadly al-Shabab bomb attack, is shot dead in Kampala.
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US issues Uganda attack warning

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 13:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kampala

The US embassy in Uganda warns that Westerners - including Americans - may be targeted for terror attacks in the capital, Kampala.
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BA told of pilot's abuse, say victims

Friday, March 20th 2015, 17:07
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

New evidence indicating British Airways could have done more to prevent one of its pilots abusing children in Kenya and Uganda is uncovered by a BBC investigation.
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Kenya inquiry after Museveni 'snub'

Monday, March 16th 2015, 20:28
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Kenya Airways is facing an investigation after turning down a request by Uganda's president to fly him to Nairobi, a Kenyan MP tells the BBC.
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