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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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Move to boost Uganda peace talks

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 13:28
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Mozambique's former President Joaquim Chissano hopes to bolster peace talks between Uganda and LRA rebels.
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Uganda opposition rally blocked

Saturday, January 6th 2007, 17:58
related places: Kampala

Police in Uganda use tear gas to prevent an opposition political party rally in the capital, Kampala.
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Ugandan men getting circumcised

Wednesday, January 3rd 2007, 11:00

Growing numbers of Ugandan men are being circumcised, after medical research showed it can cut HIV infection rates.
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Ugandan LRA truce extended

Monday, December 18th 2006, 14:12

Uganda's army and LRA rebels sign a new ceasefire extension deal, boosting the peace process in the north.
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Uganda forces 'agree pull-back'

Monday, December 11th 2006, 9:28

Uganda's army and rebels reportedly agree to pull their forces apart, after President Museveni talks to a top rebel.
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Uganda bans 'pornography'

Friday, December 8th 2006, 17:24

Ugandan newspapers containing sexually erotic photographs or cartoons are banned from general sale.
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Thousands flee DR Congo fighting

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 20:04
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thousands of Congolese reportedly flee to Uganda as a renegade general and DR Congo's army clash.
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New UN envoy for northern Uganda

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 10:40

Ex-Mozambique President Chissano is named as the UN envoy to try and save Uganda's peace process.
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Ugandan rebels pull out of talks

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 17:13
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Uganda's northern rebels boycott peace talks in Sudan after it accuses the army of killing three fighters.
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