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29 November 17

Uganda: Environment minister speaks out over air pollution

Uganda’s environment minister Mary Goretti Kitutu has decried the country’s ongoing issue with air pollution, following a World Health Organisation (WHO) report that says 80% of the country’s population is breathing polluted air.

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24 November 17

Uganda: Journalists face treason charges over Museveni ‘Rwanda coup’ story

Three journalists in Uganda are facing charges of treason after a story was published that claimed President Yoweri Museveni is planning to overthrow the government in neighbouring Rwanda.

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12 November 17

Tanzania, Uganda leaders criticise ICC over Burundi investigation

The leaders of Tanzania and Uganda have criticised the International Criminal Court (ICC) over its investigation into human rights abuses in Burundi.

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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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