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219 prisoners escape Ugandan jail, some with guns and ammunition – military

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Prisoners in a Ugandan jail overpowered their guards and 219 of them escaped with at least 15 guns, but two were killed after security forces...
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Uganda mandates online bloggers register with government ahead of election

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Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who see it as an attack...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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Uganda warns of coronavirus surge in capital city

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Administrators in Uganda’s capital city Kampala have started a public campaign, urging people to report any suspected cases of COVID-19. The campaign comes at a...
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Ugandan presidential hopeful says police used bullets to disperse supporters

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Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful, Bobi Wine, said some of his supporters were injured on Saturday after police fired teargas and live bullets to...
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Kenyan truck driver dies while awaiting clearance in Uganda

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Police and Ministry of Health officials in Uganda’s Busia District are investigating circumstances under which a Kenyan truck driver was found dead in the country....
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Ugandan to lose $1.6 billion in tourism earnings as a result of coronavirus

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Uganda will lose $1.6 billion a year in earnings from tourism as visitors stay away due to the impact of the coronavirus, President Yoweri Museveni...