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E.g., 2017-03-30

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AFP - 3/30/17

Uganda's army on Wednesday hailed the surrender of a senior commander of the Lord's Resistance Army who was in charge of communication for leader Joseph Kony.

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AFP - 3/28/17

Kenya dominated the World Cross-Country Championships on Sunday, Geoffrey Kamworor defending his men's title, Irene Cheptai leading a historic cleansweep in the women...

AFP - 3/25/17

A plague of crop-destroying fall armyworm caterpillars has spread to East Africa where officials confirmed their presence for the first time in Uganda on Friday....

AFP - 3/18/17

Uganda's second most prominent policeman was shot and killed in his car on Friday along with two other officers as he left his home in Kampala, police said.

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AFP - 3/16/17

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday said 155 people, including 15 children, were killed in fierce fighting that erupted late last year in western Uganda between security...

AFP - 2/24/17

The jagged, ice-capped Rwenzori Mountains stab at the sky above Mpondwe, a bustling border town in western Uganda.

Trucks move slowly and one at a time across...

AFP - 2/22/17

The inauguration of Uganda's first gold refinery sparked concern Wednesday over the possibility of dirty minerals from regional conflict zones making their way into...

AFP - 2/19/17

Countries in Africa's Great Lakes region launched an intelligence nerve centre in Uganda Saturday to better coordinate the fight against a rebel group responsible for...

AFP - 2/14/17

The United States will give over $25 million in humanitarian aid to Uganda, to help the nation cope with a huge influx of refugees fleeing conflict in east Africa,...

AFP - 10/6/16

Standing on a drab side-street next to an open sewer in the Ugandan capital Kampala, Brian Mugabi points to the site of his former family home and reflects on how...

AFP - 10/3/16

Phiona Mutesi used to forage for food in the impoverished slums of Kampala. On Saturday she attended a Disney movie premiere about her life in the Ugandan capital....

AFP - 9/27/16

Wearing pristine white with her woollen socks pulled high, Ugandan traffic police officer Edith Nanteza exudes natural authority at the roadblock, barely lifting a...

AFP - 8/30/16

The international community must respond to the refugee crisis caused by fighting in South Sudan in the same way it responded to the crisis in Europe, the UN refugee...

AFP - 8/30/16

Kneeling on the floor of a large, dimly-lit communal tent Filippo Grandi, the UN's most senior official for refugees, listens intently as Richard Lagu describes his...

AFP - 8/17/16

Nine Ugandan soldiers have been jailed for illegally selling fuel meant for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), an army spokesman said Wednesday.

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AFP - 8/11/16

Ugandan officials raided a prestigious private school Thursday to seize copies of British children's author Jacqueline Wilson's "Love Lessons", as a minister who has...

AFP - 8/7/16

A gay pride parade in the Ugandan capital planned for the weekend has been postponed after a government minister was accused of saying mob attacks on participants...

AFP - 8/6/16

A Ugandan gay pride parade planned for the weekend was on Friday postponed after a government minister in the notoriously homophobic country was accused of saying mob...

AFP - 7/21/16

The Ugandan army said Wednesday it had evacuated 38,000 civilians caught up in fighting in Juba, the capital of crisis-hit South Sudan.

Most of those taken...

AFP - 7/13/16

Predatory soldiers and the sluggish brown waters of the Unyama River separate thousands of fearful South Sudanese from the longed-for safety of neighbouring Uganda....

AFP - 7/12/16

Uganda's main opposition leader Kizza Besigye was granted bail Tuesday in his ongoing treason trial in the capital Kampala.

High Court judge Wilson Musene...

AFP - 7/5/16

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commemorated the 40th anniversary Monday of the Uganda hostage rescue in which his brother died, as he started a "historic"...

AFP - 7/5/16

In a candlelit room in a small eastern Ugandan village Rabbi Gershom celebrates the 'kiddush' meal over wine as his wife, Tzieorah, removes a cloth covering the '...

AFP - 7/4/16

Skimming above the choppy waves through the dark the four planes swooped in low over Lake Victoria, packed with more than 200 elite Israeli commandos on a daring raid...

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