Uganda

UGANDA: Police quizzes and charges newspaper editors over Presidential Age Limit stories

0 Visits: 291 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 21:23:18
Kampala, 16/ October/2017; Two Ugandan newspaper editors quizzed by the police' Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over age limit budget stories.

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Uganda: Police stones journalists as they cover staff quarters on fire

0 Visits: 402 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 21:32:56
Kampala; Police Officers at Katwe Police Station have today 24th August 2017 stoned five journalists who were covering staff quarters that had caught fire at the same police station. The journalists who were stoned are Nassaka Joweria (Kingdom TV), Ivan Mbadhi (BBS TV), Rachel Mabala (Daily Monitor)…

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US Expresses Outrage Over Attack on AMISOM Troops in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 288 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 18:23:16
NAIROBI (Horn Observer) - The United States government on Monday vehemently condemned attack on UPDF soldiers near Goleweyn that left 12 soldiers dead near Golweyn of Lower Shabelle.

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Al Shabaab claims to have killed 39 AMISOM Soldiers in an Ambush in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 591 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 21:53:28
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Al Shabaab Militants have on Sunday claimed to have killed 39 AU soldiers in an ambush near Southern Somalia town of Buulo Mareer.

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NRC: New displacement figures: 65.6 million people forced to flee

0 Visits: 198 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:00:59
Uganda received the largest number of new refugees last year, more than half a million people, according to a statement releaased by the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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American Jewish World Service Launches East Africa Crisis Fund

0 Visits: 222 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 22:03:51
NEW YORK, NY – East Africa is currently experiencing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. A crippling two-year drought, exacerbated by climate change and conflict, has placed millions of people at risk of starvation. South Sudan declared famine in mid-February and several counties in Kenya…

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Uganda: After disputed Uganda election, journalists fear prolonged crackdown- CPJ

0 Visits: 348 | Tuesday March 01, 2016 - 18:20:35
Murithi Mutiga/CPJ East Africa Correspondent Twenty nine-year-old photographer Abubaker Lubowa was excited when he was assigned to cover the campaign of opposition leader Kizza Besigye. He told CPJ he did not anticipate that the assignment would mean he would make the news almost as often as he covered…

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Uganda blocks social media, Arrests Opposition Leader

0 Visits: 391 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 21:57:21
Kampala - (Horn Observer) Ugandan police arrested on Thursday an opposition leader in Kampala and blocked social media platforms as the country wraps up voting for the presidential election, news reports said.

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Football: Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania in Cecafa Cup quarters

0 Visits: 757 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:49:56
SPORTS (AFP) — Hosts Ethiopia came from behind to hold Tanzania to a 1-1 draw to qualify for the Cecafa Challenge Cup quarter-finals in Awassa on Saturday.

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