Tag Archives: Uganda

26 November 18

Uganda: 31 killed as party boat sinks in Lake Victoria

At least 31 people have died in Uganda after a party boat carrying more than 90 passengers capsized in Lake Victoria on Saturday.

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16 November 18

Tightening up the Ugandan tax net key to boosting public health

In a very encouraging sign for public health, the Ugandan government has announced that the revenue gleaned from taxes on alcohol and soft drinks will be channeled into a fund to provide lifesaving HIV treatment. Unfortunately, making sure that the
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24 September 18

Uganda: Bobi Wine ‘escorted’ home by police upon return

Ugandan politician Bobi Wine was “escorted” home by police upon his return to the country with authorities denying the MP was arrested.

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20 September 18

Uganda: Bobi Wine set to return to Uganda

Uganda MP Bobi Wine says he will return home from the US on Thursday, despite concerns for his safety.

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11 September 18

Uganda: Museveni warns against foreign interference amid calls to cut US aid

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has warned foreign powers against interfering in his country’s politics, days after the lawyer of an opposition MP called for the US to suspend military funding to the government.

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04 September 18

Uganda’s Bobi Wine tells of torture carried out by soldiers

Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has taken to social media to give his account of the “torture” he received from soldiers while being detained for more than two weeks.

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01 September 18

Bobi Wine ‘re-arrested’ attempting to leave Uganda for medical treatment

Ugandan MP Bobi Wine has been prevented from leaving Uganda to seek medical treatment despite being granted bail earlier this week, his lawyers say.

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30 August 18

Uganda: Calls for security forces to be arrested over torture claims

Uganda’s speaker of parliament has called for the arrest of security forces suspected of torturing 33 people, including pop star MP Bobi Wine.

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27 August 18

Uganda : Pop star MP Bobi Wine released on bail

Authorities in Uganda released pop star turned MP Bobi Wine on Monday along with 11 others charged with treason.

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23 August 18

Uganda: Pop star MP Bobi Wine charged with treason

Ugandan MP and former pop star Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested and charged with treason.

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