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Lawmakers allied to Uganda opposition leader charged with murder

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Two opposition lawmakers in Uganda were charged with murder and remanded on Wednesday for the second time in a month, an official with their...

Uganda charges lawmakers allied to opposition leader with murder

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Ugandan prosecutors on Tuesday charged two lawmakers allied to opposition leader Bobi Wine with the murder of three people, following a spate of unsolved...

Ugandan military arrests man suspected of planning suicide bombing

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The Ugandan military said on Friday they had arrested a man who was planning a suicide bombing at the funeral of a top police...

First Afghan evacuees arrive in Uganda

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Uganda on Wednesday received 51 people evacuated from Afghanistan after the Taliban swept back into power, but officials said they would stay temporarily until...

Uganda to take 2 000 Afghan refugees at US request

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Uganda said on Tuesday it had agreed to a request from the United States to take in temporarily 2 000 refugees from Afghanistan fleeing...

Ugandan opposition, activists denounce digital car tracker plan

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A move by Uganda's government to install digital tracking devices on vehicles to help fight rampant crime has been denounced by rights advocates and...

Uganda links Islamist rebels to attempted murder of minister

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The gunmen who tried to kill a Ugandan minister last month trained in an Islamist rebel camp in Democratic Republic of Congo, police said...

Uganda charges two suspects over attempted assassination of minister

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Two suspects were charged with murder and attempted murder on Monday over an assassination attempt on a Ugandan government minister in which the minister...

Uganda court grants bail to 18 supporters of opposition leader Wine

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A Ugandan military court on Monday released on bail 18 supporters of singer-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine detained since the start of the year on...

Gun attack on Ugandan ex-army chief kills daughter, driver -military

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Gunmen opened fire at a car carrying a Ugandan government minister in an attempted assassination on Tuesday, wounding the former army commander and killing...

Uganda army to join Congo in offensive against Islamist rebels –...

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The Ugandan and Congo armies are setting up an operations centre in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo for a joint offensive against...

ISS: Will Total confront another Islamic State-linked insurgency in Uganda?

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After retreating from ISIS-Mozambique, the French company is tapping oil in Uganda, in the backyard of ISIS-DRC. On 24 March, Islamist insurgents attacked the northern...

Child soldier turned LRA commander testifies at ICC

A former Ugandan child soldier who became a top commander in the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) old judges at the International Criminal Court...

Uganda says it has signed security agreement with Egypt amid tensions...

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Uganda and Egypt have signed a military intelligence sharing agreement, the east African country said late on Wednesday, against a backdrop of rising tensions...

Four detained in Uganda for killing and dismembering lions

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Ugandan wildlife officials have detained four men suspected of killing and dismembering lions in one of the East African country’s largest national parks, they...

Uganda says it detains American over subversive activities

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Uganda said late on Monday it had detained an American national for involvement in subversive activities amid a deadly crackdown against opponents of longtime...

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine briefly detained while leading protests

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a Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine was briefly detained on Monday as he led an anti-government demonstration in the capital, his latest effort to reject...

U.S. blacklists groups in Congo, Mozambique over Islamic State links

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The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Islamist extremist groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique as foreign terrorist organizations over accusations...

US says weighing options to hold accountable Ugandan security forces over...

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The United States is looking at “a range of targeted options” to hold accountable Ugandan security forces who it deemed responsible for abuses against...

Uganda’s Wine withdraws election result challenge, alleges bias

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Opposition leader Bobi Wine said on Monday he was dropping a legal challenge to Uganda’s presidential election results that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri...

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