Saturday 21 October 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-10-21

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AFP - 10/19/17

Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry...

AFP - 10/18/17

Ugandan police on Wednesday banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidential age limits, seen as paving the way for President Yoweri...

AFP - 9/29/17

"He will rule for life," shrugged student and waiter Fahd Sabiti a day after Uganda's parliament began scrapping presidential age limits, paving the way for Yoweri...

AFP - 9/28/17

Uganda's parliament on Wednesday took the first step towards scrapping the presidential age limit that would allow long-standing ruler Yoweri Museveni to stay in...

AFP - 9/23/17

Uganda's main opposition leader on Friday condemned a police crackdown on opponents of a plan to scrap presidential age limits to allow 73-year-old President Yoweri...

AFP - 9/21/17

Ugandan police on Thursday fired teargas at students who defied a police order banning protests as they demonstrated the proposed removal of presidential age limits...

AFP - 9/21/17

Ugandan police have banned a protest set for Thursday when lawmakers debate plans to scrap a presidential age limit, seen as a bid to pave the way for Yoweri Museveni...

AFP - 8/25/17

A Ugandan court this week jailed four members of a Muslim sect for life on terrorism charges, a judgment denounced by some as the latest in a series of anti-Muslim...

AFP - 8/22/17

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Monday that South Sudan's inability to pay civil servants risked worsening a humanitarian crisis and...

AFP - 8/18/17

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million, the UN said Thursday, with no end in sight to the war behind the world's fastest-growing...

AFP - 7/30/17

Milutin "Micho" Sredojevic resigned as Uganda coach on Saturday, six months after leading the team to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 38 years.

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AFP - 7/1/17

For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His...

AFP - 6/25/17

The international community pledged $358 million at a fundraising summit Friday to help Uganda tackle the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, falling well short...

AFP - 6/23/17

The EU pledged 85 million euros ($95 million) to Uganda on Thursday as UN chief Antonio Guterres urged donors to give 20 times that amount to help the country deal...

AFP - 6/1/17

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered an investigation into possible collusion between the country's wildlife agency and two Chinese diplomats in the...

AFP - 5/27/17

Rights groups on Friday accused the Ugandan government of inaction over the deadly assault by security forces on a tribal king's palace six months ago, renewing their...

AFP - 5/17/17

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday said the use of torture was "wrong" but faced criticism from a top rights monitor for not demanding an enquiry on alleged...

AFP - 5/17/17

A prominent Ugandan academic charged with cyber harassment for calling President Yoweri Museveni a "pair of buttocks" is back on social media with more colourful...

AFP - 5/11/17

A Ugandan court ordered the release on bail Wednesday of a prominent academic charged after she called President Yoweri Museveni a "pair of buttocks" in a Facebook...

AFP - 5/6/17

Thirteen men accused of involvement in the murder of high-ranking police officer Andrew Kaweesi and two aides appeared in court Friday, with some claiming they had...

AFP - 4/25/17

Brutal rebel commander Joseph Kony has sowed terror across four African nations for three decades, even evading capture by US and Ugandan soldiers who have now given...

AFP - 4/21/17

Ugandan motorbike taxi driver Sadiq Agotre grumbles as he waits for a rare client among thousands of South Sudanese refugees hoping to receive food rations in the...

AFP - 4/14/17

Targeted killings of specific ethnic groups in South Sudan's civil war amount to "genocide", according to Britain's International Development Minister Priti Patel....

AFP - 4/12/17

In the no man's land between South Sudan and Uganda wind lashes though scrubland, whipping hot dust into the eyes of David Otong Oroma and his sister as they struggle...

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