Tag Archives: Uganda

05 April 19

Uganda: Tourist kidnapped by gunmen during safari

Security officials in Uganda are stepping up their search efforts after an American tourist and her local guide were kidnapped at a national park.

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22 March 19

WFP halts food aid to Uganda following deaths linked to cereal

The World Food Programme (WFP) has halted the distribution of a fortified porridge to refugees and people suffering from malnourishment in Uganda following the deaths of four people after eating the porridge.

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18 March 19

Uganda’s ruling party backs Museveni for another term

Members of parliament from Uganda’s ruling party have given their backing for  President Yoweri Museveni to run for another term in charge.

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16 March 19

Uganda accuses Rwanda of economic sabotage

Uganda’s foreign ministry has accused Rwanda of economic sabotage as relations between the neighbouring countries continue to deteriorate.

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15 March 19

WHO: Pneumonic plague outbreak on Uganda-DRC border

The World Health Orgainzation (WHO) says a deadly form of pneumonic plague has broken out along Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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07 March 19

Rwanda accuses Uganda of supporting rebels as relations sour

Rwanda has accused Uganda of supporting rebel groups opposing President Paul Kagame as relations between the neighbouring countries continue to deteriorate.

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28 February 19

Millions of people in Uganda have stopped using the internet due to new social media tax

Millions of people in Uganda have stopped using the internet after the government introduced new tax regulations for social media use and mobile money transactions.

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27 February 19

DRC: Former M23 rebels return home from Uganda

Uganda’s government has repatriated 70 former Congolese rebels and 10 family members to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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08 February 19

Uganda: BBC journalists arrested by police

Police in Uganda have arrested a group of BBC investigative journalists in the country’s capital, Kampala.

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19 December 18

Uganda set to sell $103m debt to fund defence ministry

Uganda’s Ministry of Finance has announced the country plans to sell $103 million (380 billion shillings) of debt to help fund the Ministry of Defense.

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