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News Topic - Uganda

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Where has all the food aid gone in the world's biggest refugee camp? The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.
BBC News | 19 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers are urging Ugandas government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during a clash with a tribal kingdom last year.
Washington Post | 22 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
SIFF Review: Bad Black Is a Wakaliwood Masterpiece by Charles Mudede DON'T MISS: The genius of Wakaliwood films, which are made in the slums of Kampala, the capital of the English-speaking African country Uganda, is that they cannot be improved. The way they look is exactly how they were made: with almost
The Stranger | May 25, 2017 9:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Male Circumcision Ritual Stirs Controversy in Uganda The Ugandan government has found itself at loggerheads with a tribe from the eastern part of the country this month after a state official threatened to ban the tribes centuries-old traditional rite of passage. Halima Athumani has the story for VOA from K
Voice of America | May 23, 2017 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Makeshift army The US and Uganda are stopping the hunt for notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony but he is still a threat.
BBC News | May 23, 2017 01:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Official observers from corrupt UGANDA will monitor the election in Birmingham amid fears of voter fraud OFFICIAL observers from corrupt UGANDA will monitor June’s Election in Birmingham amid fears of voter fraud. A delegation sent from the African state where the leader of the opposition was put under house arrest last year will scrutinise the Birming
The Sun | May 22, 2017 3:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tensions rise as Uganda refugee policy is pushed to breaking point Country has seen nearly a million incomers from South Sudan aloneDazed and exhausted, Joyce Mori sits on the floor cradling her sleeping daughter as they wait to have their fingerprints taken. One of 1,600 refugees who have arrived at the Imvepi reception
The Guardian | May 20, 2017 11:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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East African leaders press EU to lift Burundi sanctions The presidents of Tanzania and Uganda called Saturday on the EU to lift sanctions on Burundi, but a diplomatic for the European bloc dismissed the appeal. The joint plea, by Yoweri Museveni and John Magufuli came at a meeting of the East African Community
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2017 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mission unaccomplished: Uganda halts hunt for LRA warlord Sweat soaks into the bright red neckerchiefs of the soldiers slouching to attention on a steamy parade ground deep in the inaccessible forests of Central African Republic (CAR). The military display marked the end of a failed years-long hunt for Joseph Ko
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2017 04:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Struck by Uganda's Water Problem, This Student Did Something About It Read full story for latest details.
NationalGeographic.com | May 19, 2017 6:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend