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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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Museveni rival set to run in poll

Monday, December 12th 2005, 15:49

Uganda's opposition leader can submit his election nomination papers from prison, the election commission says.
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Museveni rival 'should not stand'

Friday, December 9th 2005, 19:52

Uganda's attorney general says jailed opposition leader Kizza Besigye should not contest next year's polls.
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Jailed Besigye set to run in poll

Tuesday, December 6th 2005, 16:48

Ugandan opposition leader Dr Besigye is granted permission to sign his presidential nomination papers from prison.
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Ugandans welcome rebel overture

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 15:11

Uganda's interior minister welcomes a call for peace talks by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army.
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Ugandan rebel urges peace talks

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 20:22

A senior Lord's Resistance Army commander calls for peace talks with the Ugandan government.
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Museveni's rival returns to jail

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 13:11

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye appears in the High Court to sign bail papers, but goes back to prison.
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Strike halts Ugandan High Court

Monday, November 28th 2005, 8:39

Lawyers in Uganda go on strike in protest at what they see as military interference in judicial independence.
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Uganda first lady enters politics

Monday, November 28th 2005, 0:02

Janet Museveni, the Ugandan president's wife, is to enter politics and try to win a seat in parliament.
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Leaders hear subsidy reform call

Saturday, November 26th 2005, 12:36

Developed nations should offer a "level playing field" on trade issues, Pakistan's PM tells a Commonwealth summit.
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Museveni defends rival's arrest

Friday, November 25th 2005, 23:07

The Ugandan president's defence of a rival's arrest threatens to overshadow the Commonwealth summit.
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Museveni rival to stay in prison

Friday, November 25th 2005, 11:38

A Ugandan military court rules that opposition leader Kizza Besigye must remain in prison until 19 December.
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Museveni rival in military court

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 9:50

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is charged with terrorism in a military court, in a move condemned as illegal.
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Uganda rebels in daylight ambush

Monday, November 21st 2005, 12:02

At least 12 people are killed in northern Uganda during an ambush by suspected Lord's Resistance Army rebels.
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Trial for Uganda tourist murders

Monday, November 21st 2005, 9:04
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

An ex-Rwandan soldier is to go on trial for the 1999 murder of eight "gorilla tourists" and a game warden in Uganda.
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Uganda president to stand again

Sunday, November 20th 2005, 0:04

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni confirms he will stand for re-election in next March's polls.
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Ugandan judge's fury at military

Friday, November 18th 2005, 18:26

A Ugandan judge launches a scathing attack on the army after commandos turned up at a court hearing for opposition activists.
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Ugandans taken to military court

Friday, November 18th 2005, 17:44

Treason suspects arrested with Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye are moved to a military court on terrorism and weapons charges.
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US wants fast Uganda critic trial

Thursday, November 17th 2005, 11:56

The US calls for a fair and speedy trial for Ugandan opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye to prevent polls being affected.
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Armed men disrupt Ugandan court

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 17:06

Mysterious gunmen disrupt a bail hearing for Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye at the High Court.
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Uganda opponent charge 'made up'

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 11:52

The case against Uganda's opposition leader goes to the High Court as his wife says the charges are trumped up.
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