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VIDEO: Riots break out in Uganda

Friday, April 29th 2011, 15:50

At least one person has died in riots in Uganda's capital over the treatment of opposition leader Kizza Besigye.
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Uganda's Besigye arrested again

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 15:37

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye is arrested for the fourth time this month during a "walk-to-work" protest over high prices.
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Uganda's Besigye is freed on bail

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 15:23

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is freed on bail after spending Easter in jail following his arrest over "walk-to-work" protests.
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Escaping check

Monday, April 25th 2011, 7:05

How chess helps Ugandan slum children move ahead
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Uganda unrest over Besigye arrest

Monday, April 18th 2011, 14:21

Police in Uganda use tear gas and fire rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators angry about the arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye.
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VIDEO: Ugandan opposition leader 'shot in hand'

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 21:35
related places: Kampala

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is injured as soldiers open fire to disperse protesters in the capital, Kampala.
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Uganda politician wounded by army

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 18:39
related places: Kampala

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is injured as soldiers open fire to disperse protesters in the capital, Kampala.
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Uganda police tear gas protesters

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 9:28
related places: Kampala

Ugandan police fire tear gas during a walk-to-work protest in the capital, Kampala, and arrest several opposition politicians behind it.
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Besigye held over Uganda protest

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 10:28

Kizza Besigye and two other Ugandan opposition leaders are arrested after calling for people to walk to work in protest at recent fuel price increases.
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VIDEO: On trail of Uganda's Batwa pygmies

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 8:09

Vishva Samani experiences Uganda's forests through the eyes of some of its former inhabitants - the Batwa pygmies.
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Sold into slavery

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 8:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Ugandan women 'exported' to Iraq - and their daring escape
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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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