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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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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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