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Ugandan presidential hopeful’s office raided

Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine said security forces raided his office and confiscated documents, branding items and cash amid what the...

Sudan and main rebel groups formalise peace deal

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Sudan’s power-sharing government and several rebel groups on Saturday formalised a peace agreement aimed at resolving decades of conflict which left millions displaced and...

Armed men kill at least a dozen civilians in northeast Congo

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Armed men killed at least a dozen people and kidnapped several in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday night, authorities said, the latest...

US, Ugandan military leaders reaffirm commitment to partnership and regional security

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Major General Stephen M Neary, commander of US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, spoke with Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Brigadier General Peter...

Uganda says 219 prisoners escape, some with guns and ammunition

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Prisoners in a Ugandan jail overpowered their guards and 219 of them escaped with at least 15 guns, but two were killed after security...

Ugandan move to regulate online activity slammed

Rights groups asked Uganda to reverse a move requiring some social media users to get a licence and pay fees, saying it is aimed...

Ugandan presidential hopeful says police used bullets to disperse supporters

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Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful, Bobi Wine, said some of his supporters were injured on Saturday after police fired teargas and live bullets...

ISS: East African human trafficking rings expand their operations

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Ninety-six Ugandan women, mostly children and youth, were stopped at Nairobi’s international airport in January en route to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for...

Uganda’s Museveni seeks re-election to extend rule to four decades

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Uganda’s long-serving President Yoweri Museveni has collected papers to seek nomination as the ruling party’s candidate in next year’s presidential election, the party said...

Uganda cracks down on media ahead of elections in 2021, watchdog...

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Uganda’s security forces are cracking down on authors and journalists who challenge the 34-year-old rule of President Yoweri Museveni ahead of elections next year,...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...