Tag Archives: Uganda

19 October 17

Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit plans

Uganda has banned “illegal” protests over plans to remove presidential age limits from the country’s constitution that would allow Yoweri Museveni to continue running in elections.

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09 October 17

Uganda officially proposes law to extent Museveni reign

Lawmakers in Uganda introduced a bill that will allow President Yoweri Museveni to extend his reign in power on Tuesday.

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29 September 17

Ugandan witch doctors sacrificing children in attempt to end drought

Witch doctors in parts of Uganda are sacrificing children in an attempt to bring an end to the country’s worst drought in more than half a century.

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28 September 17

Uganda: Lawmakers throw punches, chairs in parliament brawl

Lawmakers in Uganda threw punches and chairs during a live parliamentary session on Tuesday that ended in a televised brawl.

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20 September 17

FDC: Museveni ‘determined to legalise his life presidency’

One of Uganda’s leading opposition groups says President Yoweri Museveni is “determined to legalise his life presidency” by lifting the age limit on presidential candidates.

28 August 17

Uganda: Kampala choked by heavy trucks in city centre

The Ugandan capital Kampala is struggling to cope with the increased traffic of heavy trucks, despite a directive banning them from the city centre in 2011.

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24 August 17

EU doubles funding for South Sudan refugees

The European Union (UN) has doubled its funding for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which aims to improve the living conditions of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

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22 August 17

UN: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

The United Nations says Uganda is now home to more than one million South Sudanese refugees.

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20 August 17

Uganda declared free of bird flu, following tests

Uganda has been declared free of bird flu after the latest set of tests on poultry and wild birds returned negative.

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10 August 17

Rwandan refugee kidnapped in Ugandan capital

A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped in the Uganda capital, Kampala, officials said on Thursday.

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