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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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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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