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Ugandan women kneeling in deference is cultural its also humiliating A Ugandan executive faces an outcry for condemning the practiceIf a woman from Uganda meets a man she knows on Oxford Street, she would be expected to get on her knees to greet him. Kneeling in deference to men and older people is a common practice for ma
The Guardian | 3 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
At Least a Dozen Soldiers Killed in Eastern Congo At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels, Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Friday. The armies of Congo and Uganda launched a mi
Voice of America | Jan 19, 2018 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cancer in a country with no radiotherapy machine Uganda's only machine broke in 2016, leaving Monica Kyotazala and hundreds of other cancer patients without adequate care.
BBC News | Jan 19, 2018 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uganda's leader to sign death warrants again after 19 years Uganda's president to sign death warrants again after 19 years; plans to 'hang a few'. | Jan 18, 2018 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Last-gasp Namibia win sends Uganda out Namibia again struck at the death as substitute Halleluya Panduleni fired home a stoppage-time winner to beat 10-man Uganda 1-0 and send the Brave Warriors through to the African Nations Championship quarter finals.Panduleni netted the only goal of the ga
ESPN | Jan 18, 2018 10:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Has Desabre delay hamstrung Uganda's CHAN hopes? Despite the quality they boast, Uganda's African Nations Championship campaign is threatening to unravel prematurely, with the Cranes facing an uphill struggle to progress from the group after losing their opening fixture against Zambia.Defeat agains
ESPN | Jan 17, 2018 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Challenge in Uganda Against Removing Presidential age Limit Uganda's government says it is preparing a response to the court challenge filed by a lawyers' association against a new law removing a presidential age limit from the constitution. The change allows 73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni to run for anothe
Voice of America | Jan 17, 2018 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Diddy Donates $200K to Women's Maternity Healthcare in Uganda Sean "Diddy" Combsmay be the highest paid star in hip-hop, but he’s never been too big to share the wealth with his fellow man... | Jan 17, 2018 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uganda denies there is an outbreak of 'eye-bleeding fever' Officials in the African country have been accused of 'concealing' cases of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, which is fatal 40 per cent of the time.
Mail Online | Jan 16, 2018 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Doctors in Uganda warn 'crisis level' blood shortage is putting lives at risk Government urged to increase funding as hospitals are forced to cancel operations and health ministry launches push for donorsUganda is grappling with a critical shortage of blood that is affecting services and putting patients lives at risk. The health m
The Guardian | Jan 16, 2018 06:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend