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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

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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Ugandan police 'abuse gay people'

Friday, February 27th 2015, 11:21

Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
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Uganda: My mad world

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 1:14

A mental health patient in Uganda tells his story
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'Fake degrees' at Uganda university

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 17:26

One of Uganda's top universities launches an investigation into allegations that fake degrees were awarded to students.
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Ugandan runaways play rugby in Wales

Monday, February 9th 2015, 12:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Glasgow

Two Ugandan rugby players who disappeared after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year are playing for a small Cardiff team, it emerges.
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VIDEO: Bringing art to the masses in Uganda

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 21:30
related places: Kampala

An electrical goods store in Kampala has become an unlikely contemporary art space for a group of young artists in Uganda who are looking for new ways to get their work noticed
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Ugandan LRA rebel's 'grave found'

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 14:16

Ugandan troops find the grave of what is believed to be that of a rebel commander who had been wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on war crimes charges
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LRA commander appears at Hague court

Monday, January 26th 2015, 15:27

Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen becomes the first Lord's Resistance Army commander to appear at the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges.
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VIDEO: Ongwen in court after years in hiding

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 20:23

Ugandan commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Dominic Ongwen has arrived in The Hague to be tried for war crimes.
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LRA commander arrives in The Hague

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 9:24

A Lord's Resistance Army commander, Dominic Ongwen, arrives in The Hague to face war crimes charges over atrocities in Uganda and elsewhere.
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LRA commander 'in Ugandan custody'

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 10:21
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, United States United States

Rebel LRA commander Dominic Ongwen, wanted for war crimes, has been handed over to Ugandan troops in the Central African Republic, the US says.
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LRA commander 'to be sent to ICC'

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 16:13

Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen is to be sent to the International Criminal Court for trial, Uganda says.
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Rebels want $5m US bounty for LRA man

Friday, January 9th 2015, 11:59
related countries: United States United States

Seleka rebels in the Central Africa Republic say they should be given the $5m US reward for capturing a Ugandan militia leader wanted for war crimes.
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Ugandan Muslim clerics 'go missing'

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 16:22

Four Muslim clerics go missing in the Ugandan capital several weeks after two other clerics were killed, a community leader says.
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Profile: Dominic Ongwen of Uganda's LRA

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 16:48

Schoolboy abductee who wrought havoc as rebel commander
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Ebola vaccine 'promising in Africa'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 0:47
related countries: United States United States

Early trials in Uganda reveal an experimental Ebola vaccine is as safe in African populations as it is in American populations.
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US probes $2m Uganda 'currency scam'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 15:42
related countries: United States United States

US authorities have arrested an American in Uganda for allegedly leading a large international counterfeiting ring.
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Congo ex-rebels 'run away in Uganda'

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 15:15
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 1,500 Congolese ex-rebels go on the run in Uganda ahead of their handover to DR Congo, the M23 group's leader tells the BBC.
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Uganda maid jailed for child assault

Monday, December 15th 2014, 9:57

A Ugandan maid is sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting a toddler, in a case which sparked national outrage after a video was released.
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