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Uganda newspaper reopens after raid

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 15:37

Uganda's Daily Monitor paper reopens, more than a week after being shut down for reporting allegations about the president's succession plans.
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Uganda journalists tear gassed

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 13:54
related places: Kampala

Police in Uganda's capital, Kampala, fire tear gas to disperse journalists protesting near the offices of a paper closed by authorities last week.
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Uganda raids over Museveni 'plot'

Monday, May 20th 2013, 15:52

Ugandan police raid the offices of at least two newspapers following reports that President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son to succeed him and people opposed to the plan could be killed.
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President's sack of cash draws ire

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 17:49

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni publicly hands a sack containing about $100,000 (£66,000) in cash to a youth group, raising questions about how the money will be spent.
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VIDEO: Uganda's GM golden bananas

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 0:02
related places: Kampala

Scientists just outside the capital Kampala are busy finding solutions to increase the yield of bananas grown, one of the country's favourite foods.
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Congolese flee rival rebel clashes

Friday, March 1st 2013, 15:11
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 4,000 people flee over night from a border town into Uganda after rival rebel factions fought in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Uganda 'deports' UK theatre producer

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 8:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Uganda deports a UK theatre producer who ran into trouble over a play about the condition of gay people, a UK embassy spokesman tells the BBC.
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African coffee champion takes on Uganda challenge

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 13:52

The champion barista taking coffee back to its roots
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UK degrees cut in Uganda gay row

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 21:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK university is suspending accreditation for courses at a Ugandan university, in response to proposed legislation against homosexuality.
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DR Congo rebels declare ceasefire

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

M23 rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire ahead of a new round of peace talks with the government of Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Uganda aid cash returned to Ireland

Monday, January 7th 2013, 19:01
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The government of Uganda has returned 4m euro of misappropriated aid funds to the Irish government.
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Uganda 'dismisses gay play case'

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 11:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A court in Uganda throws out a case against UK theatre producer David Cecil, who was charged over a play about the condition of gay people, he tells the BBC.
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Uganda leader: Don't kill gays

Monday, December 17th 2012, 12:38

The president of Uganda says gay people should not be killed or persecuted, in his first public comments on proposed anti-gay laws for some time.
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Eritrean players seek asylum

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 15:40
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

The 17 Eritrean footballers and team doctor who disappeared in Uganda at the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup all apply for asylum with authorities there
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Eritrea players missing in Uganda

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 18:29
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

Seventeen players from the Eritrea football team and the team doctor are believed to have absconded in Uganda.
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DR Congo rebels 'in new talks'

Monday, November 26th 2012, 14:57
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Goma

The military commander of DR Congo's M23 rebels is reported to have flown to Uganda for talks as a deadline looms for them to leave the city of Goma.
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Ugandan MPs drop gay death clause

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 12:19

A committee of Ugandan MPs endorses the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill but drops the death penalty provision, an MP tells the BBC.
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UK cuts aid to Ugandan government

Friday, November 16th 2012, 18:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK cuts all aid to the Ugandan government, following an investigation into corruption in Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi's office.
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Fresh Ebola outbreak in Uganda

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 10:32

A new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda kills at least two people near the capital, the East African nation's health ministry says.
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Uganda 'set to pass anti-gay law'

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 20:58

Uganda will pass a new law against homosexuality by the end of the year as a "Christmas gift" to its advocates, the parliamentary speaker says.
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Uganda 'to pull out of Somalia'

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 18:03
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia Somalia

Uganda will withdraw its troops from international missions because of accusations it is arming Congolese rebels, its security minister says.
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Uganda delays mobile switch-off

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 14:13
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Uganda says it plans to switch off counterfeit mobile phones on 1 July 2013 following a similar move by Kenya.
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Political play banned in Uganda

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 16:28

Uganda's authorities have banned a play that criticises President Yoweri Museveni's government, its co-director John Ssegawa has said.
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Uganda reviews Somali operation

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 10:56
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia Somalia

Uganda says it has been stabbed in the back by the UN over claims it backs DR Congo rebels - and is reviewing the presence of its troops in Somalia.
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Uganda social media policing plan

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 13:58

Social media networks in Africa should be more closely monitored to prevent 'dangerous' misinformation, Uganda's police chief says.
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Uganda halts 'ghost pension' pay

Friday, October 12th 2012, 14:21

More than 60,000 retired Ugandan teachers, civil servants and soldiers have their payments halted after an audit exposes "ghost pensioners".
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Uganda frees man over gay play

Monday, September 17th 2012, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British theatre producer David Cecil is released on bail in Uganda, where he was charged over a play about the condition of gay people in the country.
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Uganda charges man over gay play

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 23:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ugandan authorities charge British theatre producer David Cecil for staging a play about the condition of gay people in the country.
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