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US warns of attacks on Air Uganda

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 13:23
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States
related places: Juba, Kampala, Khartoum

The US embassy in Khartoum warns of a possible attack on Air Uganda flights between Juba in Sudan and Kampala.
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Uganda anti-gay law 'unnecessary'

Friday, January 8th 2010, 12:42

A Ugandan minister says a proposed law which includes the death penalty for homosexual acts is "not necessary".
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Child sacrifice

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 9:45

Uganda's ritual child killings rise as incomes increase
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Uganda army 'kills senior rebel'

Saturday, January 2nd 2010, 17:41
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The Ugandan army says it has killed a Lord's Resistance Army commander inside the Central African Republic.
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Archbishop attacks anti-gay bill

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 14:46

The Ugandan-born Archbishop of York condemns an anti-homosexuality bill being discussed by Ugandan MPs.
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Why did Uganda's 'two jets' president fly economy class?

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 11:46

Uganda's president flies economy class as an example to civil servants, his spokesman says, but some see it as a publicity stunt.
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Kingdom rejects Uganda land law

Friday, November 27th 2009, 15:50

The Buganda kingdom rejects the new land law passed after heated debate in Uganda's parliament.
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Ugandan oil fields sold on

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 12:10
related countries: Italy Italy

Heritage Oil agrees to sell its stakes in two Ugandan oil fields to Italy's Eni for $1.5bn (£903.2m).
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East Africa in historic trade pact

Friday, November 20th 2009, 15:43
related countries: Burundi Burundi, Kenya Kenya, Tanzania Tanzania

East African leaders sign a common market trade agreement, allowing the free movement of people and goods.
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Uganda probes ex-army chief death

Friday, November 13th 2009, 12:56

Uganda's president orders a police investigation into the killing of ex-army chief James Kazini.
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Girlfriend 'kills Uganda general'

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 13:17

Uganda's former army chief James Kazini is killed at his girlfriend's flat with an iron bar.
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LRA rebel surrenders in Congo

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 13:03
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Charles Arop, believed to be behind a brutal attack last Christmas, hands himself in to the Ugandan military.
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Somali threat sparks Uganda alert

Monday, October 26th 2009, 18:52
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Kampala

All Somalis entering Uganda will be registered after militants threatened Kampala for sending peacekeepers to Somalia.
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Uganda rebukes Somali Islamists

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 18:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Kampala

Uganda's president says Somali Islamists will "pay" if they carry out a threat to attack the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
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Uganda MP urges death for gay sex

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 13:56

A Ugandan MP proposes the death sentence for an offence of "aggravated homosexuality".
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Uganda releases Somali minister

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 11:49
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's defence minister has been released hours after being detained in Uganda, an army spokesman says.
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Somalia minister held in Uganda

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 6:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Kampala

Somalia's junior minister for defence has been detained during a visit to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, the Ugandan army says.
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Rwanda queen-killing suspect held

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 19:00
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A key suspect in Rwanda's 1994 genocide, accused of ordering the murder of a Tutsi queen, is arrested in Uganda.
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Top Rwanda genocide suspect held

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 9:03
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda
related places: Kampala

One of Rwanda's most-wanted genocide suspects is arrested in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
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Landmark royal meeting in Uganda

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 18:08

Uganda's president and an influential regional king meet for the first time in years, weeks after deadly riots.
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Fed up with your Facebook friends? Befriend a gorilla instead

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 7:56

Hollywood actors are helping to launch a campaign to raise money for gorillas in Uganda via Facebook.
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Guerrillas return

Monday, September 21st 2009, 23:06

Uganda's brutal rebels once again stalk central Africa
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Royal riots

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 23:27

Ugandan tensions between state and traditional kings
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Fears as Uganda players abscond

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 13:10
related countries: Canada Canada

Seven Ugandan cricketers go missing in Canada, raising fears that future sportsmen and women may not get visas.
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Ugandan king postpones rally

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 10:26

The king of Uganda's largest ethnic group postpones a rally in a town in his kingdom following violent protests.
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Kampala hit by renewed violence

Friday, September 11th 2009, 21:38

Police and rioters clash for a second day in the Ugandan capital as a dispute over a tribal king continues.
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Ugandan king 'not backing down'

Friday, September 11th 2009, 20:59

A Ugandan king will go ahead with a controversial visit on Saturday, despite two days of rioting, his premier says.
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Ugandans 'killed' in king clashes

Friday, September 11th 2009, 13:03
related places: Kampala

Two people die in a second day of clashes between supporters of a local Ugandan king and police in Kampala, witnesses say.
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