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By IAfrica
Nov 18th, 2014
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While allegations of institutionalised homophobia and corruption at the South African Embassy in Uganda are still being investigated by the Department of International Relations and Co-Operation, self-confessed homophobe Jon Qwelane is back in South Af...
By IAfrica
Oct 26th, 2014
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October 25, 2014 (NAIROBI) – South Sudan’s opposition faction led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, has renewed calls for the withdrawal of Ugandan troops and other foreign rebels allied to president Salva Kiir’s government from ...
By IAfrica
Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit has travelled to neighbouring Uganda to attend a regional summit on the northern corridor integration project. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (left) watches an Independenc...
By IAfrica
Sep 17th, 2014
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  M. SAM KAHAMBA KUTESA, DE L’OUGANDA, ÉLU PRÉSIDENT DE LA SOIXANTE-NEUVIÈME SESSION DE L’ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE   NEW YORK, 17 septembre 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – M. Sam ...
By IAfrica
Sep 17th, 2014
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  SAM KAHAMBA KUTESA OF UGANDA PRESIDENT OF SIXTY-NINTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY   NEW YORK, September 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Sam Kahamba Kutesa was elected President of the United Nations General Assembly’s sixty-ni...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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Over five years ago, Simako Amos and Kedres Ntezitchi, two elder members of Uganda’s Batwa tribe, travelled east from the Kabale district to the country’s capital, Kampala, on an eleven-hour bus ride. Their mission: to see President Yoweri ...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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MOGADISHU- Somalia’s al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda’s capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people. Ugandan Information Minister...
By IAfrica
Sep 15th, 2014
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Al Shabaab militant group has denied that Ugandan security forces have foiled planned attack by the militant members. In a statement the group strongly denied the claims by US and Uganda officials on planned attacks in Ugandan soil. “Harakat Al-S...
By IAfrica
Sep 15th, 2014
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KAMPALA – Ugandan police have said that suspected Islamist Al-Shabaab insurgents arrested in weekend raids had planned to carry out bomb attacks, as the US embassy said the immediate threat had been “countered”. Police raids on Saturd...
By IAfrica
Sep 14th, 2014
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KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandan police said on Saturday that security was being stepped up at hotels and public places after authorities foiled a suspected “terror plot” in the centre of the capital Kampala. “We’re increasing ...