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Ugandans hold final poll rallies

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 17:15

The two strongest candidates in Uganda's general elections hold their last rallies before polling day on Thursday.
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Tear gas fired at Besigye rally

Monday, February 20th 2006, 16:17

Ugandan police use tear gas and water cannon to break up opposition leader Kizza Besigye's final campaign rally.
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Uganda's silent presidential candidates

Saturday, February 18th 2006, 12:18
related places: Kampala

Will Ross finds effigies of presidential candidates smiling at him in all sorts of places around Kampala.
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Appeal for Ugandan election calm

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 13:26

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye calls for restraint after two of his supporters were shot dead by a state security officer.
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Two die in Uganda poll shooting

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 16:00

Two people die after shots are fired into a crowd of Ugandan opposition supporters as their leader's trial is delayed.
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Rights body slates Ugandan poll

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 1:05
related countries: United States United States

Elections due in Uganda next week are unlikely to be free and fair, US-based Human Rights Watch says.
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Shots fired at Museveni's convoy

Monday, February 13th 2006, 12:21

Unknown gunmen fired shots at the convoy of Uganda's president at the weekend, officials say.
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Judge quits Uganda treason trial

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 12:35

The judge due to hear the treason trial of Uganda's opposition leader withdraws from the case.
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Besigye court martial ruled out

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 17:30

Uganda's constitutional court says opposition leader Kizza Besigye cannot be tried for terrorism by a military court.
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Museveni opponents in libel suit

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 15:43

Two Ugandan politicians are charged after alleging the president had bribed judges involved in a rival's trial.
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Hundreds flee DR Congo fighting

Saturday, January 21st 2006, 18:23
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Some 2,000 people have fled to Uganda to escape fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say.
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Jail for Rwandan tourist killer

Monday, January 16th 2006, 11:03
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

An ex-Rwandan soldier is given a 15-year jail term for the 1999 murder of eight tourists and a game warden in Uganda.
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Uganda poll sees two-horse race

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 17:45

An opinion poll in Uganda shows incumbent Yoweri Museveni is leading Kizza Besigye ahead of presidential elections next month.
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Besigye in court on rape charges

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 16:51

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is in court on rape charges as the president goes to his rival's home turf.
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Museveni rival on campaign trail

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 17:34

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye criticises the president in his first rallies since being released from jail.
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Uganda leader 'should face trial'

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 16:01

Newly released Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye says the president should be on trial not him.
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Museveni election rival released

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 15:48

Uganda's High Court releases on bail opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who is running for president next month.
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Museveni's rival refused freedom

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 16:19

Uganda's High Court again refuses to release opposition leader Kizza Besigye, despite his lawyer's appeals.
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Ugandan civilians killed by army

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 9:53

The Ugandan army kills civilians in a camp where they were sheltering from LRA rebel attacks.
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UN pursuing rebels in DR Congo

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 8:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fighting continues in the east of DR Congo as the UN says its troops have Ugandan rebels on the run.
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Christmas behind bars for Besigye

Thursday, December 22nd 2005, 14:40

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye looks set to spend Christmas in jail as his legal battles are delayed.
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Uganda unbowed after UK aid cut

Wednesday, December 21st 2005, 13:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Uganda's government says British aid cuts will not succeed in imposing their view of democracy on the country.
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UK cuts Uganda aid in poll fears

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 22:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain cuts its aid to Uganda by £15m because of concerns about the country's slow progress to democracy.
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Uganda 'respects' DR Congo ruling

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 15:38
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Uganda "respects" a world court ruling that it was wrong to invade DR Congo, a minister tells the BBC.
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Museveni's rival denies treason

Monday, December 19th 2005, 15:33

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye pleads not guilty as his treason and rape trials are postponed.
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DRC war may cost Uganda billions

Monday, December 19th 2005, 11:38
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Uganda will have to pay compensation to DR Congo for looting in the 1998-2003 war, the World Court rules.
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Crowds cheer Museveni's poll bid

Thursday, December 15th 2005, 15:19

Large crowds turn out to cheer Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni as he submits his election papers.
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Museveni rival to run in election

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 11:16

Imprisoned Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is declared a presidential candidate by the electoral commission.
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