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VIDEO: S Sudan refugees flee to Uganda

Friday, January 10th 2014, 18:51

Thousands of refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan have been crossing the border into neighbouring Uganda, but food is in short supply and basic services lacking.
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DR Congo commander 'dies in ambush'

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 15:27
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The commander of government troops fighting Ugandan Islamist rebels in eastern DR Congo has been killed in an ambush, a spokesman says.
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South Sudan rebel 'agrees to talks'

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 12:00

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar tells the BBC he will enter peace talks, claiming his forces have captured the key town of Bor.
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Branson calls for Uganda boycott

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK business tycoon Richard Branson calls on companies and tourists to boycott Uganda after its parliament approves a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts.
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S Sudan evacuation aircraft fired on

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 17:31
related countries: United States United States

Four US service personnel are wounded as aircraft involved in evacuating US citizens come under fire in the spreading South Sudan conflict.
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Uganda gays face life in prison

Friday, December 20th 2013, 13:47

Uganda's parliament passes a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts to include life in jail and force people to report gay activities.
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Uganda passes miniskirt ban law

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 17:44

Ugandan MPs pass a controversial anti-pornography bill, which will ban women from wearing miniskirts.
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Ugandan rebels surrender in CAR

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 13:47
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Nineteen fighters from Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army surrender following an offensive against the rebel group in the Central African Republic, the army says.
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Tackling Uganda's lack of school places

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 0:16

A new model for Uganda's lack of schools
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Kampala mayor voted out of office

Monday, November 25th 2013, 19:03
related places: Kampala

The opposition mayor of Uganda's capital Kampala is voted out by councillors after a tribunal finds him guilty of incompetence and abuse of office.
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US doubts over Kony 'surrender'

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 22:08
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, United States United States

US officials cast doubt on reports that Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony is negotiating his surrender in the Central African Republic.
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LRA leader Kony 'in surrender talks'

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 23:47
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The government of the Central African Republic says it is in talks with Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony to get him to surrender.
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Uganda gay sex case Briton in court

Monday, November 18th 2013, 16:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A retired British man appears in court in Uganda accused of possessing a gay sex video.
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Briton faces Uganda gay sex trial

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 21:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A retired British man is facing trial in Uganda after images of him having sex with another man were published in a newspaper.
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Rwanda charges ex-presidential guard

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 15:05
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A former guard of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is charged with terrorism in a military court after his controversial extradition from Uganda.
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Tanzania hits out at neighbours

Friday, November 8th 2013, 11:52
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete sharply criticises Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for taking decisions at the East African Community without consulting other members.
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Congo M23 rebel chief 'surrenders'

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 17:33
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The commander of the M23 rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has surrendered in Uganda, sources tell the BBC.
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AUDIO: Gunfire interrupts BBC reporter

Monday, November 4th 2013, 15:46
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Bunagana

The Democratic Republic of Congo has seen fresh fighting break out on its eastern border. The BBC's Ignatius Bahizi was reporting from the town of Bunagana on the Ugandan border for Newsday on BBC World Service radio, when heavy firing broke out.
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Uganda seizes massive ivory haul

Friday, October 18th 2013, 12:49

Some two tonnes (4,600lb) of ivory is seized in Uganda - one of the country's biggest such hauls for many years, officials say.
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Uganda alert after US terror warning

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 15:00
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States

Uganda steps up security after the US warns of a threat similar to last month's attack by militants in neighbouring Kenya..
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Chinese firm in $2bn Uganda oil deal

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 5:54
related countries: China China

China's state-owned oil firm China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) wins a $2bn (£1.3bn) contract to develop a Uganda oil field.
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Uganda bails 'M23 rebel recruiter'

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 16:33
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A Ugandan journalist charged with recruiting men for the M23 rebel group in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo is freed on bail.
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Uganda suspends Somalia peacekeepers

Monday, September 16th 2013, 17:55
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Uganda suspends 20 senior army officers accused of corruption in Somalia while battling Islamist militants as part of an African Union force, a Ugandan army spokesman tells the BBC.
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Rwanda dissident found 'tortured'

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 12:12
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan refugee who went missing in Uganda last week has been found tortured and unconscious, a Ugandan official says.
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Rwandan refugee 'abductions' protest

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 19:16
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The UN calls for an investigation into the "disappearance or abduction" of three Rwandan refugees, including an ex-presidential guard, from neighbouring Uganda.
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Uganda clamps down on public protest

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 16:17

Uganda passes a contentious bill giving police powers to veto public protests - branded a "serious blow to open political debate" by a rights group.
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VIDEO: Taking a taxi in London and Kampala

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 2:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kampala, London

Taxis are transport options in most cities around the world, but how do they vary in price around the globe?
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VIDEO: Thousands flee DR Congo violence

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 19:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 30,000 people have fled DR Congo after a group of Ugandan rebels attacked a border town, says the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR.
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