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Uganda leader defends forest plan

Friday, April 13th 2007, 11:43

Uganda's president defends plans to allocate forest land to a sugar company which sparked deadly clashes.
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Deaths in Uganda forest protest

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 23:48

At least three people are killed in a Ugandan protest at plans to allocate forest land to grow sugar, police say.
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Ugandan adultery law 'too sexist'

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 10:27

Uganda's adultery law is scrapped as it treats married women differently from men, a court rules.
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Ugandan army 'kills 66 children'

Friday, March 30th 2007, 10:06

More than 60 children were killed in Uganda during an army operation against suspected cattle rustlers, a charity says.
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Uganda MPs angry at forest plan

Thursday, March 22nd 2007, 10:13

Ugandan MPs criticise a plan to clear thousands of hectares of rainforest for a sugar plantation.
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Ugandan ex-troops win $2bn payout

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 2:26

Ugandan judges say the government must pay $2bn in back-pay to troops who served under ex-presidents.
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Uganda rebels 'to rejoin talks'

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 13:14

Uganda says the rebels have agreed to resume stalled talks as other African countries will join the mediation team.
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Talk conditions for Uganda rebels

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 14:32
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Uganda's rebels want Khartoum to join stalled peace talks as part of conditions to resume the negotiations.
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Uganda lawyers in protest strike

Monday, March 12th 2007, 10:09

Ugandan lawyers begin a strike in protest at the storming of the High Court by security agents.
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Uganda judiciary calls off strike

Friday, March 9th 2007, 23:27

Ugandan judges end a strike after they say the president expressed regret over the storming of the High Court.
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AU troops 'may spark Somali war'

Friday, March 9th 2007, 19:58
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, Somalia Somalia

Eritrea warns of "dire consequences" unless Uganda pulls its peacekeeping troops out of war-torn Somalia.
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Somalia AU plane 'catches fire'

Friday, March 9th 2007, 16:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A cargo plane transporting Ugandan soldiers to Somalia's capital caught fire as it landed, officials say.
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Uganda judiciary remains defiant

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 10:24

Ugandan judges say they will continue their strike over the High Court storming until promised reforms are fulfilled.
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AU peacekeepers arrive in Somalia

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 6:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

The first African Union peacekeepers arrive in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, from Uganda, officials confirm.
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Uganda's judges strike over raid

Monday, March 5th 2007, 12:40

Judges and lawyers in Uganda are striking to protest at the recent raid on the High Court by armed forces.
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Somali capital rocked by blasts

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 12:08
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Six explosions hit Somalia's capital injuring six civilians, a day after Uganda peacekeepers left for Somalia.
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Ugandan troops 'not peacemakers'

Thursday, March 1st 2007, 17:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Uganda's president says his soldiers being deployed to Somalia will play a supportive role but will not impose peace.
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First peacekeepers are in Somalia

Thursday, March 1st 2007, 9:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Baidoa

A small advance team of African Union troops arrive in the southern Somali town of Baidoa, say local officials.
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No renewal of truce in Uganda

Thursday, March 1st 2007, 2:19

A cessation of hostilities between LRA rebels and Uganda's government expires, amid fears of new clashes.
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Troops to Somalia in two weeks

Friday, February 23rd 2007, 8:43
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Uganda says it will start deploying its soldiers as part of a peace force in Somalia within the next two weeks.
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Boost for free Uganda schooling

Monday, February 19th 2007, 11:23

Ugandan children who have completed primary school benefit from free education at many secondary schools.
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Uganda's cattle clashes kill 50

Thursday, February 15th 2007, 12:15

About 50 people are killed in clashes over cattle between the army and Karamojong warriors in Uganda.
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Ugandan approval for Somali force

Tuesday, February 13th 2007, 18:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ugandan MPs approve the deployment of peacekeepers to Somalia as part of an African Union force.
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Ugandan rebels threaten offensive

Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 10:09
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A top Ugandan rebel threatens to go back to war if a new venue is not found for stalled talks in south Sudan.
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Kenya spurns LRA peace talks call

Monday, February 5th 2007, 9:52
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya rejects a request by LRA rebels to host peace talks with the Ugandan government.
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Envoys urge Uganda peace talks

Friday, February 2nd 2007, 11:20
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Diplomatic missions in Uganda call on the government and LRA rebels to resume stalled peace talks in Sudan.
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Uganda's mystic rebel leader dies

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 14:02
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The woman who began the insurgency in northern Uganda, Alice Lakwena, 50, dies in exile in Kenya.
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Uganda's rebels 'sack' mediator

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 10:22
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Uganda's rebels formally write to the government asking for south Sudan's VP to be sacked as a mediator at talks.
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Uganda rebels snub peace talks

Friday, January 12th 2007, 11:30

Uganda's rebel Lord's Resistance Army says it will not participate in peace talks due to resume next week.
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