Tag Archives: Uganda

24 June 20

Uganda reopens border to refugees fleeing DRC

Uganda has temporarily reopened its border with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to accept refugees fleeing violence from the country.

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26 February 20

Kagame, Museveni fail to end year-long diplomatic impasse during border meeting

Ugandan and Rwandan leaders meet at border flashpoint of Katuna but return to respective capitals after only agreeing extradition treaties against political prisoners and dissidents Frosty relations between Uganda and Rwanda will continue to bubble for another forty-five days at
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25 February 20

Uganda: EACJ to hear case against Museveni age limit change

The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) has agreed to hear a case against Uganda over constitutional changes that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to run for candidacy in another two elections.

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19 February 20

HRW calls out Ugandan police officer for sexual abuse victim-blaming

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon police in Uganda to provide greater support for victims of sexual violence rather than perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming.

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10 February 20

Locusts invade Uganda as East African crisis expands

Uganda is the latest country to be invaded by swarms of locusts ina crisis that already threatens crops in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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07 January 20

Uganda: Bobi Wine arrested, fans teargassed

Police in Uganda arrested opposition figure Bobi Wine and fired teargas at his fans on Monday, during a public meeting that was supposed to mark the start of his presidential campaign.

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19 December 19

Bobi Wine: Past year shows life isn’t going to get any easier for presidential hopeful

For Bobi Wine, 2018 was a difficult year that saw him detained for months on end, severely injured while being held by military officials and charged with treason. It was also a pivotal year that cemented his status as Uganda’s
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17 December 19

Rwanda-Uganda talks fail to reach agreement

Officials from Rwanda and Uganda failed to reach agreement on a range of bilateral disputes on Saturday.

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11 December 19

Uganda: At least 16 killed in floods, Red Cross says

At least 16 people have died in western Uganda as the region continues to grapple with weeks of heavy rain, the Red Cross says.

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02 December 19

Bobi Wine: Museveni plans to rig 2021 election

Ugandan pop star and politician Bobi Wine says President Yoweri Museveni will attempt to rig presidential elections in 2021 that could see the leader become president for life.

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