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Uganda briefs diplomats on just-concluded elections

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Uganda on Wednesday briefed foreign diplomats on the just-concluded presidential elections. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, government ensured favorable space for free,...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda’s Museveni maintains lead in provisional results of presidential polls

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Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni on Friday maintained the lead in the Thursday's polls, pitting him prominent pop star, according the provisional results released...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

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. ...
Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine)

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 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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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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Regional observers call for free and fair general elections in Uganda

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The East African Community Election Observer Mission (EAC-EOM) delegation on Tuesday called for free and fair general elections in Uganda slated for Thursday. Domitien Ndayizeye,...
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Opposition presidential candidates in Uganda call for peaceful elections

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Opposition presidential candidates in Uganda on Tuesday called for peaceful general elections slated for Thursday this week. The top three candidates, Robert Kyagulanyi, Mugisha Muntu,...
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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. ...
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Uganda’s electoral body issues guidelines on use of cameras, recording devices at polling stations

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Uganda's Electoral Commission on Sunday issued new guidelines on the use of cameras and recording devices at polling centers as the country's general elections...
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Uganda investigates hundreds of dead fish washed up on shores of Lake Victoria

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Scientists in Uganda are investigating the cause of death of hundreds of fish washed up on the shores of Lake Victoria. Joyce Nyeko, acting director...
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AFAW Welcomes Closure of Faith Healing Church in Uganda

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The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AFAW) commends the Ugandan authorities for closing down an evangelical church in Kampala where a pastor "treated" people with...
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Uganda’s electoral body starts distributing materials for general elections

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Uganda's Electoral Commission on Wednesday started dispatching electoral materials to different parts of the country ahead of the Jan. 14 general elections. Justice Simon Byabakama,...
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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...
HIV -AIDS

Uganda launches 3rd phase of HIV vaccine efficacy trials

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Ugandan scientists have launched the third phase of HIV vaccine efficacy trials in the central district of Masaka, the country's ministry of health said...
Covid

Uganda postpones trials of self-made COVID-19 antiviral drug

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Uganda has postponed clinical trials of three antiviral drugs developed locally to cure COVID-19, which were scheduled to start on Dec. 15, the health...
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Uganda safeguards financial stability amid COVID-19, but risks remain

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Uganda is so far succeeding in safeguarding financial stability, although risks remain as the east African country battles the economic effects brought about by...
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Death toll in last week’s protests in Uganda rises to 45: police

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The death toll from last week's violent protests in Uganda over the arrest of an opposition presidential candidate has risen to 45, police has...
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Uganda reports 231 new COVID-19 cases as national tally surges to 16,020

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Uganda on Sunday registered 231 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 16,020, the ministry of health...
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Uganda further eases COVID-19 restrictions, allows resumption of mass gatherings

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Uganda late on Monday further eased its COVID-19 restrictions, allowing resumption of mass gatherings, political rallies and meetings of no more than 200 attendees,...
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Uganda reports 214 new COVID-19 cases, bringing national tally to 14,066

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Uganda reported 214 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing its national tally to 14,066, said the Ugandan Health Ministry. The new...
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UG-PADA organizes maiden virtual doctoral school

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The Pan-African Doctoral Academy (PADA) at the University of Ghana (UG) organised its maiden virtual doctoral school beginning November 2nd to November 6. The opening...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda launches Chinese-constructed road linking Kenya

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday launched the Chinese-constructed 104-km Musita-Lumino-Busia-Majanji road linking the eastern part of the country to the border district of...
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Uganda arrests travelers over fake COVID-19 certificates

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Uganda's aviation health authorities on Sunday arrested 24 travelers with fake COVID-19 certificates at Entebbe International Airport, aviation spokesperson said. Vianney Luggya, communications officer of...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda, DR Congo, South Sudan agree to jointly develop road infrastructure to boost trade

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Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan have reached an agreement to jointly develop road infrastructure to boost trade, Ugandan President Yoweri...
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Uganda warns of new measures to curb widespread COVID-19 community infections

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Uganda on Sunday warned of new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the east African country amid widespread community infections, information minister...
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Uganda offers cash rewards for recapture of over 200 prison escapees after massive jailbreak

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Ugandan prison service on Tuesday offered cash rewards for information leading to the recovery of firearms and recapture of over 200 inmates who escaped...
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Uganda arrests security officers after fire guts country’s top university

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Ugandan police have arrested security officers who were on duty when a fire gutted Makerere University, Uganda's top university on early Sunday, a...