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We have started to collect the most important news related to Uganda in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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'Amnesty' for Uganda rebel chief

Tuesday, July 4th 2006, 17:38

Uganda's president offers to grant a full amnesty to LRA chief Joseph Kony if peace talks are successful.
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'Both sides' violate Uganda truce

Sunday, October 15th 2006, 16:22

Both the Ugandan army and the rebel LRA have violated their truce, a report on the Ugandan peace process says.
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'Brothers, not strangers'

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 0:24
related countries: Sudan Sudan

How a 61-year-old farmer embodies Uganda's welcoming attitude to South Sudanese refugees.
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'Fake degrees' at Uganda university

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 17:26

One of Uganda's top universities launches an investigation into allegations that fake degrees were awarded to students.
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'Gay' Ugandan fears deportation

Friday, January 28th 2011, 11:39

A Ugandan woman who says she is a lesbian tells the BBC she will be killed if she is deported to her country of origin.
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'Genocide priest' held in Uganda

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 10:58
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A priest accused of helping to orchestrate the 1994 genocide in Rwanda is arrested in Uganda, police say.
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'Giant cemetery'

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:51

Entire villages wiped out by Uganda mudslide
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'Gorillas over people'

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 0:29

Uganda's government is being accused of caring more about gorilla tourism than Batwa pygmies, write Tommy Trenchard and Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville.
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'I was only 12'

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 13:26
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Ugandan soldiers stationed in the Central African Republic face accusations that they have been raping local women and girls.
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'LRA massacre' in DR Congo

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 3:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ugandan rebel fighters massacred up to 100 people in a village in DR Congo, a top UN official says.
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'Out of touch'

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 10:52

What lengths will Ugandan leader go to to stay in power?
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'Protection squad' for UN in Somalia

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 12:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman says.
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'Suicide vest' found in Uganda

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 11:53

An unexploded suicide vest is found in Uganda and a number of arrests made after Sunday's blasts, officials say.
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'Thousands flee' Congo offensive

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

About 40,000 people have fled their homes in the north-east of DR Congo following an offensive against Ugandan rebels, Oxfam says.
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'Thousands flee' LRA in DR Congo

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 12:52
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Some 75,000 people have fled Ugandan rebels in northern DR Congo, the aid agency Caritas says.
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A woman’s world

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 0:01

Documenting daily life in Ugandan refugee settlements.
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Accused Uganda ministers resign

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 18:10

Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and two other top officials resign after being accused of corruption.
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Africa leaders attack Libya raids

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 9:45
related countries: Libya Libya, South Africa South Africa

The leaders of Uganda, Zimbabwe and South Africa condemn the air strikes on Libya, saying the West is employing double-standards.
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Africa malaria drugs 'low-grade'

Monday, February 8th 2010, 18:10
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Many Africans with malaria are getting low-grade drugs, according to a study of Uganda, Senegal and Madagascar.
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Africa to boost its Somalia force

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 13:07
related countries: Somalia Somalia

African Union leaders meeting in Uganda agree to reinforce their peacekeeping force in Somalia to counter al-Shabab militants.
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Africa's 'first solar bus' unveiled

Monday, February 1st 2016, 16:48

A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa is driven in public for the first time.
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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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African force set up to hunt Kony

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 11:44

A military force set up by the African Union to track down notorious Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is being launched in South Sudan.
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African start-ups make location pay its way

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 3:13
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The Kenyan and Ugandan firms that are making location pay
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African sunshine powers school computers

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 0:02

Solar power for Ugandan school computers
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Africans boycott church meeting

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 8:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Bishops from Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda stay away from a meeting of the world's Anglicans.
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Aid call after Uganda landslide

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 6:03

Uganda's Red Cross launches an appeal to help survivors of mudslides which swept away three eastern villages.
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Al-Shabab 'behind' Uganda blasts

Monday, July 12th 2010, 20:51
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali Islamist group al-Shabab says it was behind twin blasts which hit the Ugandan capital on Sunday, killing 74 people.
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