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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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Thousands flee DR Congo fighting

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 16:20
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.
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Congolese flee Ugandan rebel raid

Friday, July 12th 2013, 15:30
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thousands of people have fled DR Congo after a group of Ugandan rebels attacked a border town, aid workers say.
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Support for Congo rebels 'falling'

Friday, July 5th 2013, 13:49
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda is now only providing "limited" support to Congolese M23 rebels and Uganda none at all, a leaked report by a group of UN experts says.
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Uganda tanker fire kills 29 people

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 10:15

At least 29 people have been killed in Uganda after a car crashed into the back of a fuel tanker and residents rushed to siphon fuel, police say.
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Museveni son denies 'monarchy' plan

Monday, June 24th 2013, 10:42

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's son denies that Uganda is a "political monarchy" in which his father will hand the reins of power to him.
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Cost of hungry children revealed

Friday, June 21st 2013, 7:14

Children not eating well costs Uganda more than 5% of its national income, the first large-scale survey of the economic impact of malnutrition shows.
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Kampala mayor 'beaten by police'

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 23:14
related places: Kampala

The mayor of the Ugandan capital, Kampala, says he has been beaten by police who fired rubber bullets to disperse his supporters.
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VIDEO: Kampala mayor 'beaten by police'

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 20:56
related places: Kampala

The mayor of the Ugandan capital Kampala says he has been beaten by police who fired rubber bullets to disperse crowds of his supporters, and apparently threw tear gas into his vehicle.
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General condemns Uganda 'monarchy'

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 16:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ugandan General David Sejusa accuses President Yoweri Museveni of trying to cling to power through a "political monarchy", in his first broadcast interview since fleeing to the UK.
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Uganda to tax mobile money transfers

Friday, June 14th 2013, 11:22

Uganda is to impose a 10% tax on cash transfers by mobile phones and other money transfer operators to plug a $214m hole in its budget after donor aid cuts.
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