Uganda news

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 24th, 2012
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Last Saturday came the breaking news that outspoken Woman Member of Parliament Cerinah Nebanda had passed away. Since the Butaleja District Woman MP was an outspoken critic of her own party, the NRM, and no accident was mentioned as the cause of her death, questions started being raised immediately. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 19th, 2012
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Uganda is keeping up its assault on the rights of gays. Yesterday armed Ugandan police raided a human rights workshop and arrested lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists and organizers of the conference in Kampala. This is the second time that Ugandan authorities have disrupted a workshop a...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 30th, 2010
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THE Police in Bundibugyo district are hunting for three Chelsea supporters who beat an Arsenal fan to death. The district Police commander, Dennis Namuwoza, identified the deceased as Bernard Mugenyi, 18, a chapati seller and resident of Bunyaruta I village in Bubukwanga sub-county. Namuwoza said Mug...
By benim
In Burundi
Dec 23rd, 2010
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Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels said on Thursday they would increase their attacks against Uganda and Burundi days after the Islamist rebels joined forces with rival extremists Hizbul Islam. “We, al Shabaab and Hizbul Islam have united and we warn Uganda and Burundi forces and...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2010
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Uganda believed Kenya’s prime minister might back pro-opposition groups to undermine the government in revenge for its stance on Kenya’s disputed 2007 election, a leaked cable from the U.S. Kampala embassy showed. President Yoweri Museveni congratulated Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki soon a...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 10th, 2010
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A U.S. ambassador to Uganda prodded his government to impose a travel ban on Ugandan cabinet ministers because he believed they had been bribed by Italian oil group Eni, a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable said. In a December 17, 2009, cable published by the WikiLeaks website, Ambassador Jerry P. Lanier s...