Post Tagged with: "Uganda"

Uganda expels North Korean military experts, companies over United Nations sanctions

October 20, 2017 6:28 pm
Uganda expels North Korean military experts, companies over United Nations sanctions

This undated photo released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) inspecting a launching drill of a ballistic rocket at an undisclosed location. (Photo by AFP) The Ugandan Foreign Ministry says it has expelled North Korean military […]

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Uganda expels North Korean military experts, companies over United Nations sanctions

6:28 pm
Uganda expels North Korean military experts, companies over United Nations sanctions

This undated photo released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) inspecting a launching drill of a ballistic rocket at an undisclosed location. (Photo by AFP) The Ugandan Foreign Ministry says it has expelled North Korean military […]

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Ugandan lawmakers fight over presidential age limit bill

September 28, 2017 1:22 pm
Ugandan lawmakers fight over presidential age limit bill

Ugandan opposition lawmakers fight with plainclothes security personnel while protesting a proposed age limit amendment bill to change the constitution, at the parliament in Kampala, Uganda, on September 27, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Scuffles have broken out for a second day at Uganda’s parliament during debates over a highly controversial […]

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South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now one million: United Nations

August 17, 2017 10:30 pm
South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now one million: United Nations

Refugee children from South Sudan walk in the Bidi Bidi resettlement camp in the Northern District of Yumbe, Uganda, April 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached one million, the United Nations says, marking a grim milestone for what has become the […]

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Human Rights Watch slams sexual abuse by Ugandan troops in Central African Republic (CAR)

May 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Human Rights Watch slams sexual abuse by Ugandan troops in Central African Republic (CAR)

Ugandan soldiers patrol as part of a mission to combat LRA rebels in the Central African Republic in May 2014. (Photo by Getty Images) Human Rights Watch (HRW) has denounced the sexual exploitation of more than a dozen local women and girls by Ugandan troops deployed in eastern Central African […]

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Over 155 killed in Uganda clashes in December: Human Rights Watch

March 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Over 155 killed in Uganda clashes in December: Human Rights Watch

A picture taken on December 1, 2016 shows military standing in front of the palace of Rwenzururu Kingdom that has been cordoned off by police after fighting, in Kasese, Uganda. (Photo by AFP) Human Rights Watch has said 155 people, including 15 children, were killed in fierce fighting that erupted […]

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Soccer team’s boat overturns in Uganda, leaving 30 dead

December 26, 2016 10:30 pm
Soccer team’s boat overturns in Uganda, leaving 30 dead

Rescuers are seen on a fishing boat on Lake Albert, on December 26, 2016 in Buliisa, after at least 30 Ugandan members of a village soccer team and their fans drowned when their boat capsized on Lake Albert during a party. (Photo by AFP) At least 30 members and fans […]

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Amnesty International ‘shocked’ by massacre of Uganda tribe

November 29, 2016 2:00 pm
Amnesty International ‘shocked’ by massacre of Uganda tribe

Ugandan troops gather in the town of Kasese on November 28, 2016. (Photo by AP) Amnesty International has denounced “extrajudicial executions” in Uganda after security forces violently cracked down on members of a tribal militia in a remote southwestern area over the weekend. Dozens were killed during clashes between royal guards […]

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Clashes between military forces and a tribal militia killed 55 in Uganda : Police

November 27, 2016 8:10 pm
Clashes between military forces and a tribal militia killed 55 in Uganda : Police

Ugandan police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi (photo by AFP) Clashes between military forces and a tribal militia in a remote western district of Uganda have left at least 55 people dead. Police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi said on Sunday that 14 police officers and 41 militants had died in the […]

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Clashes between army, Ugandan rebels kill at least 10 in DR Congo

October 10, 2016 4:36 pm
Clashes between army, Ugandan rebels kill at least 10 in DR Congo

Servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo patrol in Beni, August 19, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Clashes have erupted between the Congolese army and suspected Ugandan rebels in the restive eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, leaving at least 10 people dead. […]

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Ugandan rebels kidnap 100 civilians in DR Congo: UN

June 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Ugandan rebels kidnap 100 civilians in DR Congo: UN

A UN truck is seen in the MONUSCO (United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo) base near the Kibunga village, North Kivu, on April 23, 2015. (AFP photo) Suspected Ugandan rebels have kidnapped about 100 people during an attack in the troubled northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the […]

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Carterton photographer Geoff Walker arrested in Uganda

January 20, 2016 7:04 am
Carterton photographer Geoff Walker arrested in Uganda

Carterton photographer Geoff Walker has been reportedly arrested in Uganda. Photo / FacebookThe man who photographed the Carterton hot-air balloon tragedy has reportedly been arrested in Uganda. Photographer Geoff Walker, whose camera captured the January 2012 disaster that killed all 11 people on board, is in the East African country […]

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Unlucky Nigerian Who Leaked Ugandan Singer’s Unclad Photos Arrested In UK

February 19, 2015 7:25 am
Unlucky Nigerian Who Leaked Ugandan Singer’s Unclad Photos Arrested In UK

Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre on Tuesday, Rev. Fr. Simon Lokodo, the State minister for Ethics and Integrity said he was arretsted by Interpol. He, however did not disclose where he was arrested from.  “We are going to subject him to the Ugandan courts of law and charge him […]

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Uganda

December 21, 2012 4:45 am

Uganda, landlocked country on the equator in East Africa. The country contains a varied landscape of savanna, dense forests, and tall mountains, as well as almost half of Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, and the primary source of the Nile River. Uganda is an ethnically diverse nation with a deeply ingrained […]

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