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News Topic - Uganda

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Uganda rebel Ongwen: victim turned killer Abducted by gunmen as a 10-year-old boy on his way to school, Dominic Ongwen rose to become one of the most feared commanders in Uganda's brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The former child soldier, now in his early 40s, goes on trial before t
Yahoo! News | 11 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Patience Akumu: I can express myself in ways I never could in Uganda The winner of the David Astor award in 2013 tells how writing for the Observer changed her career as a journalist in Africa Click here for more on the Observer at 225I came to the Observer in 2013 after winning the David Astor award, which gives a chance
The Guardian | 22 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
On the road with Uganda's mobile sexual health clinics in pictures In Uganda, which has a high youth population, 24% of 15- to 19-year-old women are either pregnant with their first child or already mothers. Access to contraception and reproductive health services is hit and miss, particularly in rural areas. Reproductiv
The Guardian | Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
East African Oil & Gas Market 2015-2025: Upstream Exploration & Development and Midstream Infrastructure Capex in Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Visiongain's comprehensive new 262 page report reveals that the East African oil & gas market will see capex of $4.19bn in 2015, including spending on both upstream exploration & development (E
PR Newswire | Dec 2, 2016 05:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cultural traditions in Portugal, Uganda and Ukraine added to UNESCO heritage protection list With the current session of the United Nations committee tasked with safeguarding intangible cultural heritage under way, three cultural elements in Portugal, Uganda and Ukraine have been inscribed to the United Nations list of cultural traditions in need
UN News Centre | Nov 30, 2016 10:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uganda: Army hunts for militia linked to tribal king A total of 87 bodies recovered after fighting between police and a militia loyal to a tribal king over the weekend.
Al Jazeera | Nov 29, 2016 4:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ugandan king charged with murder A regional king in Uganda is charged with murder after clashes which killed more than 60 people.
BBC News | Nov 29, 2016 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uganda: 149 Alleged Rebels Arrested After Assault on Palace At least 149 people have been arrested in a restive region of western Uganda where clashes with a tribal militia have killed at least 62 people, a government official said Tuesday as the security forces continued to search the mountainous the area for reb
Voice of America | Nov 29, 2016 1:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Restraint urged by Ugandan forces KAMPALA, Uganda Rights groups on Monday urged Ugandan security forces to show restraint as they violently crackdown on tribal militia in a remote area ...
PittsburghLive.com | Nov 29, 2016 03:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Amnesty slams 'shocking' Uganda clashes as toll hits 62 Amnesty International on Monday denounced as "shocking" weekend clashes between security forces and royal guards in Uganda which left 62 dead, saying many victims appeared to have been executed. The bloodshed, which took place in a traditional k
Yahoo! News | Nov 28, 2016 9:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend