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Ugandan shilling little changed, seen bearish on importer demand

Friday 17 October 2014 16:20

The Ugandan shilling was stable on Friday, but was seen vulnerable due to demand from manufacturing and energy firms.

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Uganda's Museveni says new gay law risks trade boycott by the West

Friday 3 October 2014 18:42

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said his country risks a trade boycott by the West if it reintroduces a divisive anti-gay law that was rejected by the constitutional court.

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A case in the United States has heightened concerns that Ebola could spread globally.
Ebola patient arrives in Germany from Sierra Leone

Friday 3 October 2014 14:26

A Ugandan doctor infected with Ebola arrived in Frankfurt from Sierra Leone for treatment, local officials said on Friday.

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The latest Ebola outbreak, the worst on record, has killed at least 3 300 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia,
Ebola patient arrives in Germany from Sierra Leone

Friday 3 October 2014 11:44

A Ugandan doctor suffering from Ebola has arrived in Frankfurt from Sierra Leone for treatment in the city's University Hospital, local government officials said.

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Top price of Kenyan tea slips at auction

Tuesday 26 August 2014 20:10

The maximum price of Kenya's highest quality tea slipped to $3.90 per kg at auction this week from $3.92 per kg last week, Africa Tea Brokers said on Tuesday.

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South Sudan rebels accept presence of Ugandan troops to keep peace

Friday 22 August 2014 10:31

South Sudan rebels have agreed to let Uganda maintain its forces on South Sudanese soil until a regional body deploys a peace keeping force.

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African leaders give DRC rebels an ultimatum

Friday 15 August 2014 07:30

Leaders in the Great Lakes Region have given the last remaining rebel group in the Congo - FDLR that includes perpetrators of the 1994 genocide of Tutsis six months to disarm or face military action.

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Uganda holds key interest rate, says inflation on target

Thursday 14 August 2014 15:50

Uganda's central bank kept its main lending rate at 11 percent on Thursday, saying inflation was within its target and the economy was on track to grow 6 percent this fiscal year.

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Uganda's Museveni wants to water down anti-gay law

Tuesday 12 August 2014 14:02

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni wants to issue a watered-down version of a divisive anti-gay law, stripping out tough penalties for consenting adults, a ruling party lawmaker said on Tuesday.

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Mauritania fire coach after Nations Cup exit

Wednesday 6 August 2014 20:19

Patrice Neveu became the third coaching casualty since last weekend's African Nations Cup qualifiers after he was fired by Mauritania on Wednesday.

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UNAids welcomes Uganda anti-gay law ban

Saturday 2 August 2014 08:34

The joint UNAids welcomes the decision of Uganda's Constitutional Court to strike down a law banning the promotion of homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment.

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Ugandan court overturns anti-gay law

Saturday 2 August 2014 06:37

Uganda's Constitutional Court on Friday overturned an anti-homosexuality law that punished gay sex with long prison sentences and was condemned by Western and other donors.

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Ugandan shilling gains after court strikes down anti-homosexuality law

Friday 1 August 2014 14:50

The Ugandan shilling gained on Friday against the dollar after the country's constitutional court struck down an anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences, traders said.

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Top lifestyle stories of the week: 22 July 2014
Arts & Entertainment Wrap: 22 July

Tuesday 22 July 2014 17:15

In case you missed some big lifestyle stories in and around South Africa this week, here's this week's Arts & Entertainment wrap.

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to meet South Sudan rebels.
South Sudanese rebels to meet Museveni

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:30

A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday.

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Uganda says anti-gay bill misunderstood by donors who halted aid

Monday 7 July 2014 18:47

International donors who withheld aid over Uganda's anti-gay bill "misinterpreted" the law whose main focus was to stop promotion of homosexuality to children and others.

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United States warns of threat to Uganda's Entebbe airport on Thursday

Thursday 3 July 2014 15:14

The United States warned its citizens in Uganda on Thursday about a "specific threat" of an attack on Entebbe International Airport.

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Kenya attacks undermine plans for east African trade hub

Friday 20 June 2014 14:17

The latest in a string of militant attacks on Kenya's coast has dealt a fresh blow to the economy.

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US to step up measures against Uganda for anti-gay law - officials

Thursday 19 June 2014 20:46

The United States is set to announce additional measures against Uganda in response to a law that imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality.

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Kutesa’s suitability questioned

Thursday 12 June 2014 05:24

The President-elect of the 69th Session of the General Assembly has faced a barrage of questions regarding his suitability for the position.

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