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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.

World news related to Uganda – overview

Uganda: news

Internet game to raise awareness about victims of war is launched

Monday, September 29th 2008, 7:48

A charity launches an internet game, in which the object is to help a displaced Ugandan boy find his mother.
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'Thousands flee' LRA in DR Congo

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 12:52
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Some 75,000 people have fled Ugandan rebels in northern DR Congo, the aid agency Caritas says.
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Appeal for Congo child hostages

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 9:31
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN appeals for the release of 90 Congolese children it says are being held by Ugandan rebels.
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Uganda rebels in surprise attack

Friday, September 19th 2008, 14:22
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Ugandan rebels launch an attack on a barracks in Sudan amid reports of further abductions.
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Ugandan killed for smoking in bar

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 19:36

Ugandan officials express shock after a mob kills a man who refused to stop smoking in a public bar.
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Uganda seeking miniskirt ban

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 21:03

Uganda's integrity minister says miniskirts should be banned because they distract drivers and cause accidents.
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Uganda rebels denounce offensive

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 13:36
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ugandan rebels denounce a campaign in DR Congo, saying it will scupper fresh peace talks.
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Fair play

Monday, September 8th 2008, 16:28

Justice dilemma haunts Uganda's war-torn north
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Ugandan king given state funeral

Monday, September 8th 2008, 12:52

Uganda holds a public holiday as the king of the Busoga people is laid to rest.
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Uganda rejects more rebel talks

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 18:23

Uganda's government welcomes rebel leader Joseph Kony's approach about the failed peace process, but rejects more talks.
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Brighter future

Friday, August 15th 2008, 23:01

How film producers helped a Ugandan boy get a new face
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Thursday, August 14th 2008, 14:16

A project to translate Mozilla Firefox search engine into a Ugandan language is launched.
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Ugandan apology for royal arrests

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 15:42

Uganda apologises for the detention of three officials from the Buganda kingdom.
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Ugandan urges weekday burial ban

Friday, July 25th 2008, 14:56

Funerals should be limited to Saturdays to stop people missing work, a Ugandan official says.
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Africans boycott church meeting

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 8:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Bishops from Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda stay away from a meeting of the world's Anglicans.
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Cave warning on Uganda bat virus

Friday, July 11th 2008, 14:31
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The WHO warns people not to enter Ugandan caves after a tourist dies from Marburg virus.
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Ugandan MPs seek jigger arrests

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 17:37

Ugandan MPs call for the arrest of people infected with jigger-fleas, saying they are breaking the law.
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Ugandan rebels 'prepare for war'

Friday, June 6th 2008, 17:06

Uganda's notorious LRA rebels are reportedly preparing a fresh offensive, after refusing to sign a peace deal.
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Gay arrests in Uganda condemned

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 12:13

A human rights group condemns the arrest of gay rights activists at an Aids conference in Uganda.
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Congo 'to attack Ugandan rebels'

Wednesday, June 4th 2008, 16:40
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Congolese army forms a plan take military action against Uganda's rebel leader, based in DR Congo.
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Ugandan law on protests repealed

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 12:18

Uganda's constitutional court annuls a law that required organisers of protests to seek police consent.
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Court rejects HIV asylum seeker

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 8:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Court of Human Rights rejects an HIV-positive Ugandan woman's claim to stay in the UK.
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Uganda sets up war crimes court

Monday, May 26th 2008, 15:17

Uganda sets up a court to try cases of human rights abuses in the north with the mandate to try rebel leaders.
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Peacekeepers sell arms to Somalis

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 16:30
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ugandan peacekeepers in Somalia have been selling arms to insurgents, a United Nations report says.
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Ugandan army kills Congo rebels

Friday, May 16th 2008, 9:17
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Ugandan army says it has killed two Congolese rebels who tried to attack a border trading post.
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Uganda journalists held in raid

Saturday, April 26th 2008, 14:15

Three Ugandan journalists including a well-known editor are arrested for publishing seditious material.
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