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Ugandan president castigates Facebook over alleged bias

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at Facebook, saying the tech giant is biased after it closed several accounts of government supporters alleging...
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Ugandan presidential candidate Kyagulanyi withdraws petition challenging poll results

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Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi on Monday instructed his lawyers to withdraw a petition with the Supreme Court in which he sought to challenge...
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4 children killed in Uganda grenade explosion

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A grenade explosion killed four children and injured five others Thursday in Maaji II Refugee Settlement in the northwestern Ugandan district of Adjumani, police...
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3,000 teachers to be recruited in Uganda ahead of reopening of schools

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Uganda is set to resume the recruitment of secondary school teachers as the country prepares to reopen schools after close to a year of...
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Uganda scoffs at European Parliament proposal to sanction government officials

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Uganda on Wednesday scoffed at a proposal by the European Parliament to sanction government officials over alleged human rights violations during the country's Jan....
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Uganda president explains reported kidnaps after public uproar

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni late on Saturday explained the alleged kidnaps of people by security forces before and after the Jan. 14 presidential elections. ...
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Chinese Spring Festival celebrations kick off in Uganda

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As part of the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) celebrations, a quiz and video competition organized by Confucius Institute of Makerere University and the...

Uganda partners with China in fight against cancer

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In Uganda, the month of February is used to create awareness against cancer, a non-communicable disease that is causing concern among medical experts due...
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Northern Uganda war victims welcome ICC ruling on former rebel commander

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Victims of a two-decade long rebellion in northern Uganda said that justice has been done after a former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commander...
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Runner-up in Uganda’s presidential poll petitions court on results

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Robert Kyagulanyi, the runner-up in Uganda's Jan. 14 presidential polls on Monday petitioned court seeking to annul the results. Kyagulanyi, through his...
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Uganda starts clinical trial of COVID-19 treatment drug

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Uganda has started clinical trials of a drug locally developed to treat COVID-19. The country's President, Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday launched the trials which will...
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DR Congo military arrest 33 Ugandan fishermen on Lake Albert

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) military arrested 33 Ugandan fishermen on Lake Albert, a lake shared by the two countries, a top Ugandan...
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Uganda faces foreign pressure amid election process

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The U.S. envoy to Uganda has been denied access to the country's opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who was incumbent President Yoweri Museveni's closest rival...
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Uganda postpones reopening of schools due to COVID-19

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Uganda's schools and institutions of higher learning will remain closed amid the lasting COVID-19 pandemic, a senior education official said here on Monday. Only candidate...
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Museveni takes big lead in Uganda presidential poll

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dpa/GNA – Incumbent Yoweri Museveni took a strong lead in Uganda’s hotly contested presidential election, the electoral commission said on Saturday. Long-time autocrat Museveni,...
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President Yoweri Museveni leads in provisional results of Uganda polls

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Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni is taking a lead in provisional results of Uganda's presidential election, the country's electoral body said on Friday. ...
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Uganda beefs up security for opposition presidential candidate Kyagulanyi

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The Ugandan military and police on Friday beefed up security for opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, a popular musician...
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Uganda’s electoral body gets ready for elections

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Uganda's electoral body on Wednesday said it's ready to conduct the presidential and parliamentary elections slated for Thursday. "All the districts in the country have...
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Uganda’s presidential, parliamentary elections kick off

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Uganda's presidential and parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday with people in the east African country queuing up to cast their votes. A total of...
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Uganda set to elect president in tight race between Museveni and Wine

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dpa/GNA – Uganda is set to elect a president on Thursday, in a hotly contested poll in which long-time President Yoweri Museveni faces...
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Bobi Wine: A ray of hope for Uganda’s youth

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dpa/GNA – Uganda's main opposition candidate, Bobi Wine, is a hit with the country's youth. The arch-rival of incumbent President Yoweri Museweni is not...
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Yoweri Museveni: The president who refused to let go of power

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dpa/GNA – When Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was voted into the highest office in 1986, he proclaimed that Africa's main problem is that leaders...
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Uganda’s largest telecom company switches off social media ahead of Thursday general elections

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Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), Uganda's largest mobile telephone service provider, on Wednesday switched off social media connections following a directive from the country's communications...
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Uganda blocks social media ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said late Tuesday the government has blocked social media in the country because of the unfair practice by Facebook and...
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Uganda protests Facebook’s closure of accounts of supporters

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Uganda on Monday protested Facebook's closure of accounts belonging to supporters of incumbent President Yoweri Museveni ahead of the Thursday general elections. ...
Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine)

Ugandan government ‘preparing for war’ as pop star runs for president

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dpa/GNA - These days, on a typical street in any Ugandan city, town or village, sound systems mounted on mobile trucks blast out...
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Judges in Uganda prepare for election petitions after Jan. 14 polls

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Judges of the High Court in Uganda on Thursday started a three-day symposium here geared at preparing them on the management of election petitions...
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Uganda arrested 60 Rwandese, Congolese nationals over illegal entry

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Ugandan police on Tuesday said it has arrested 60 Rwandan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals over illegal entry into the east African...
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Uganda deploys elite force in capital ahead of Jan. 14 polls

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday said an elite force has been deployed in the capital Kampala to stamp out criminality ahead of the...
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Ugandan military kills eight cattle rustlers in eastern region

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The Ugandan military has killed eight armed cattle rustlers, lost a soldier and two others were injured in a foiled cattle raid in the...