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Uganda defends anti-gay law at main U.N. rights forum

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Uganda, under fire from Western nations, defended its toughened law on gays on Thursday as being aimed at "protecting" youth from homosexuality...

Uganda moving combat aircraft out of Entebbe

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The Uganda People's Defence Force Air Wing (UPDF-AW) is moving its combat aircraft from Entebbe to Nakasongola Air Base to alleviate congestion. Entebbe...

World Bank postpones Uganda loan over anti-gay law

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The World Bank on Thursday postponed a $90 million loan to Uganda's health system over a law that toughened punishment for gays,...

Uganda told anti-gay bill poses financial risk

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Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg warned Uganda on Tuesday that a new bill imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality could represent a financial...

Ugandan president signs anti-gay bill, defying the West

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Uganda's president signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality on Monday, defying protests from rights groups, criticism from Western donors and...

Obama warns Uganda over anti-gay law

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President Barack Obama warned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday that enacting an anti-gay law would complicate U.S. relations with Uganda and...

South Sudan rebels demand Uganda end support for president

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South Sudan's rebels have demanded that Uganda stop supporting government forces as a condition for signing a ceasefire to end fighting that...

Uganda leader says helping South Sudan fight rebels

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Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni admitted for the first time on Wednesday to helping his South Sudanese counterpart fend off a rebellion that...

Uganda to charge opposition figure with inciting violence

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Uganda's government risked spurring further opposition protests on Tuesday by signaling it would bring charges against a former presidential candidate at the...

Uganda seeks UN compensation for loss of three Mi-24s

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The Ugandan governments says it is still waiting for the United Nations (UN) to compensate the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) for...

Uganda president dares exiled general to try to remove him by...

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni dared a dissident general in exile on Wednesday to try to overthrow him and said anyone seeking to...

Uganda to compensate LRA victims ahead of vote

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The Ugandan government will compensate about 10 000 people in the country's northern region, who were maimed by the Lord's Resistance Army...

Uganda govt accused of links to militia

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Human rights activists and opposition figures yesterday accused the Ugandan government of deploying a militia to intimidate protesters and disperse demonstrations ahead...

Uganda politician refers president to ICC ahead of poll

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A Ugandan opposition leader called for the International Criminal Court to investigate the country's president ahead of 2011 elections over alleged crimes...

Ugandan opposition pushing for president term limit

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Uganda's opposition will present a bill seeking to amend the constitution to reinstate presidential term limits, a move that would stop the...

Uganda opposition wants election guarantees

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Uganda's top opposition leader called on the international community to help guarantee a fair election next year and not wait till it...

Ugandan opposition party elects poll flagbearer

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Uganda's largest opposition party has chosen its leader Kizza Besigye to face off against the east African nation's long-serving president in the...

Ugandan leader puts his guards under son’s unit

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has placed his presidential guard under an elite army unit commanded by his son, increasing opposition suspicions that...

Oil money for infrastructure, development: Uganda

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said yesterday he would not spend oil money from the east African nation's few billions barrels of crude...

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