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Staff members of the Teaching Hospital receive the first vaccination treatment for yellow fever.
Congo declares yellow fever epidemic, 1,000 suspected cases

Tuesday 21 June 2016 14:08

The global stockpile of vaccines has already been depleted twice this year to immunize people in Angola, Uganda and Congo.

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Uganda economy to grow 5.9% in fiscal 2016/2017: World Bank

Monday 6 June 2016 11:41

Uganda's economy will grow by 5.9% in the 2016/2017 (July-June) fiscal year, up almost a percentage point from the levels estimated for the previous 12 months.

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President Park says African countries need to support international efforts to stop North Korea’s nuclear programme
South Korean President visits Uganda as part of African tour

Sunday 29 May 2016 20:05

South Korean President Park Geun-hye is in Uganda as part of her Africa tour. President Park has pledged military support for Uganda

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13 men face terrorism charges over the July 2010 bombings which took place in Kampala, Uganda.
8 people found guilty over Kampala 2010 bombings

Thursday 26 May 2016 20:04

A judge in Uganda has found eight people guilty of two bomb attacks at venues screening the final of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir was in Kampala to attend the inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni.
Museveni slams ICC over Al-Bashir arrest

Thursday 12 May 2016 19:54

Amnesty International says Al-Bashir is wanted by the ICC for genocide and Uganda must face up to its international obligations.

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Zuma in Uganda for Museveni's inauguration

Thursday 12 May 2016 12:26

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday attend the inauguration of his host Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni who won a fifth consecutive term in office.

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SA: Most attractive destination to do business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Wednesday 11 May 2016 16:05

South Africa still remains the most attractive destination to do business in Sub-Saharan Africa despite its recent economic slowdown.

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Angola has had 2 267 suspected cases and 293 deaths.
Vaccines put brakes on yellow fever outbreaks: WHO

Tuesday 10 May 2016 20:26

A major yellow fever outbreak in Angola and two smaller flare-ups in Uganda and Congo are largely under control but countries have been warned to be vigilant in case the disease pops up elsewhere.

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Uganda has banned the media from giving live coverage of protests planned for the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni next week.
Uganda bans live media coverage of opposition protests

Thursday 5 May 2016 20:33

Information Minister in Uganda told journalists that broadcasters giving live coverage of the protests would risk getting their licences revoked.

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Violence near Uganda-DRC border claims more lives

Monday 4 April 2016 14:05

Ugandan police and soldiers are on high alert in Kasese, near Uganda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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The number of super rich on the continent is growing fast.
African governments aren’t taxing the rich. Why they should

Sunday 3 April 2016 19:01

A great deal of attention has been paid to the obstacles African governments face in effectively taxing the profits of transnational corporations.

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Uganda's Health Ministry Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye is taking a tough stance with a new law that requires parents to vaccinate their children or face a six month jail sentence.
Uganda to jail parents who don’t vaccinate children

Saturday 26 March 2016 07:12

Uganda's Health Ministry Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye says parents will parents face up to six months in jail if they don't comply.

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United States said they are concerned that the Ugandan government's recent actions could endanger the economic and political progress.
US accuses Uganda of rights violations after presidential vote

Saturday 12 March 2016 12:16

Uganda has persistently violated the rights of its citizens and media in the aftermath in February presidential election which saw President Yoweri Museveni retain his hold on power, the US said.

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Ugandan opposition calls for international isolation of Museveni

Wednesday 9 March 2016 15:16

Spokesperson of Uganda’s main opposition group, the FDC, has called for President Yoweri Museveni to be isolated by the international community.

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Since the elections at least two people have been killed, a number of people injured, and several opposition figures arrested as Ugandan security forces continues.
UN concerned about post-election violence in Uganda

Wednesday 24 February 2016 09:48

The United Nations human rights office has expressed concern about post-election violence in Uganda following last Thursday’s presidential elections.

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Zuma again defends Van Rooyen's appointment as Finance Minister

Monday 22 February 2016 17:44

President Jacob Zuma has again defended his appointment of Des van Rooyen as Finance Minister. He was speaking to editors and senior political reporters at Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday.

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Uganda's Museveni tells foreign observers not to lecture him

Monday 22 February 2016 07:24

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday dismissed European Union and U.S. criticism of Uganda's presidential election.

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Uganda's Museveni wins Presidential election

Saturday 20 February 2016 16:45

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has won the presidential election, cementing his 30-year grip on power in the East African nation.

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Voting turned chaotic on Thursday after massive delays in delivery of voting material.
Ugandan voting results continue to come in

Friday 19 February 2016 19:13

Uganda's Electoral Commission has started releasing results of the counted votes. Incumbent Yoweri Museveni is gaining a significant lead in the country's presidential election.

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Uganda’s Museveni leads in early results

Friday 19 February 2016 12:22

Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni is leading by 61%, according to early results released so far.

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