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Ugandans to freeze Libyan assets

Friday, March 25th 2011, 15:37
related countries: Libya Libya

Uganda will freeze Libyan assets worth $375m (£230m), mainly in the telecommunications, hotel, banking and oil sectors, the government says.
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Ugandan police accused of torture

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 16:11

A special unit of the Uganda police carries out torture, extortion and extrajudicial killings, according to a Human Rights Watch report.
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Africa leaders attack Libya raids

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 9:45
related countries: Libya Libya, South Africa South Africa

The leaders of Uganda, Zimbabwe and South Africa condemn the air strikes on Libya, saying the West is employing double-standards.
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Ugandan jail for Somalia shooting

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 17:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Three Ugandan soldiers from the African Union force in Somalia are jailed for injuring civilians in two shooting incidents in Mogadishu.
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Ugandan 'peaceful protest' call

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 13:33

Uganda's main opposition leader Kizza Besigye calls for peaceful protests against the outcome of the recent election, won by incumbent Yoweri Museveni.
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Uganda's Museveni wins election

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 14:23

Yoweri Museveni is declared the winner of Uganda's presidential election, extending his 25 years in office.
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Uganda presidential votes counted

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 4:26

Counting is under way in Uganda after some reports of violence in the east during the election which President Yoweri Museveni hopes to win to continue his 25 years in office.
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Explosive cocktail

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 14:09

Will oil money, army and protests add up to trouble in Uganda poll?
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VIDEO: 'Marauding rebels no longer haunt this land'

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 13:26

After years of a brutal civil war, people in Uganda are preparing for their first peaceful election which will be held later this week.
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VIDEO: DJ seeks out world's worst place to be gay

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 10:08

Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills talks about his BBC Three documentary and the dangers faced by gay people in Uganda.
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Concern over Uganda poll violence

Friday, February 11th 2011, 10:25

Amnesty International says there is evidence of election-related violence involving all parties ahead of Uganda's polls next week.
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Lost champion

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 11:18

The man who gave Uganda's gay community its voice
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Uganda arrest over gay killing

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 17:31

Police arrest a man in connection with the murder of prominent gay activist David Kato in Uganda where homosexual acts are illegal.
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Uganda burial priest berates gays

Friday, January 28th 2011, 17:51

A Ugandan priest is escorted away by police after telling homosexuals to repent at the funeral of gay rights activist David Kato, killed earlier this week.
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Kato death highlights Uganda homophobia

Friday, January 28th 2011, 12:01
related places: Kampala

A well known Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato has been found beaten to death in Kampala. Liz MacKean reports on Mr Kato's life, death and the treatment of gay people in Uganda.
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'Gay' Ugandan fears deportation

Friday, January 28th 2011, 11:39

A Ugandan woman who says she is a lesbian tells the BBC she will be killed if she is deported to her country of origin.
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Uganda gay rights activist killed

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 22:31

A Ugandan gay rights campaigner who last year sued a local newspaper which outed him as homosexual is beaten to death, activists say.
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Will Uganda's food aid trial save lives?

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 20:28

A World Food Programme trial is under way in Karamoja, north-eastern Uganda, to try and limit food aid so it is only available to those considered most vulnerable.
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Eating goat skin

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 16:30

But could food aid experiment end Uganda hunger?
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Uganda archbishop urges LRA talks

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 16:14

A Ugandan archbishop involved in efforts to end the conflict with the rebel Lord's Resistance Army tells the BBC's Mike Wooldridge that military action is not the answer.
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Uganda stops paper outing gays

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 17:55

A Ugandan judge rules that media companies should not publish the identities of people they say are homosexuals - a decision welcomed by gay rights activists.
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Uganda in yellow fever outbreak

Monday, December 27th 2010, 18:09

Yellow fever vaccines are being imported for northern Uganda where more than 40 people have died of the disease - the first outbreak in nearly 40 years.
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Mystery Ugandan illness kills 38

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 16:06

Tests fail to identify an illness that has killed at least 38 people in northern Uganda.
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Uganda frees July bomb suspects

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 10:45
related places: Kampala

A Ugandan court acquits 18 people charged in connection with World Cup bomb attacks that killed more than 70 in the capital, Kampala, in July.
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Obama's plan to fight LRA rebels

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 13:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

US President Barack Obama outlines a plan to disarm one of Africa's most feared rebel militias, the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army.
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Uganda paper in 'outing gays' ban

Monday, November 1st 2010, 15:17

A judge in Uganda orders the local Rolling Stone newspaper to stop publishing the names and photographs of people it says are homosexual.
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Pygmy pride

Friday, October 29th 2010, 9:31

Uganda's evicted Batwa forest-dwellers get first graduate
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Graphic content

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 10:35

Could shock children's books be behind Uganda's falling HIV rate?
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