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Rwanda receives nine Rwandans freed in Uganda

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Nine Rwandans that were set free by a Ugandan military court on Tuesday received an emotional welcome on their arrival home in Rwanda in...
inflation

Uganda’s annual headline inflation increases to 3.6 percent in December

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Uganda's annual headline inflation for the year ending December 2019 increased to 3.6 percent compared to the 3 percent recorded in the year ended...

Uganda, Rwanda government officials meet to defuse tension

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Government officials from Rwanda and Uganda on Friday started a meeting here in efforts to normalize relations between the two neighboring countries. ...
Rain

Heavy rains disrupt transport in parts of Uganda

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Heavy rains have cut off some roads in parts of rural Uganda, leaving travelers stranded. The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) said...
agricultural productivity

South-South experts meet in Uganda to scale up agricultural production, profitability

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Experts and policymakers from over 100 countries under the South-South cooperation framework on Monday started a three-day meeting here to share best practices and...
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Rwanda calls off border dispute meet with Uganda

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Rwanda has called off a border dispute meeting with Uganda that was scheduled to be held here on Nov. 18, a Uganda government spokesperson...
South Sudan War

Uganda, South Africa discuss peace support to South Sudan

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and visiting South African Vice President David Mabuza on Wednesday discussed efforts of ending the South Sudan crisis. ...
border

Uganda issues protest note to Rwanda over cross-border killings

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Uganda on Tuesday issued a protest note to neighboring Rwanda over what it called continued killings by Rwandan security personnel along the shared border. ...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda, DR Congo leaders agree to advance bilateral trade

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and visiting Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) leader Felix Tshisekedi have agreed to advance trade and economic ties between the...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

China & Russia-Africa Leads to Economic Growth; Not Debt Trap

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Below you will read about the success of the second segment of Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railroad, and President President Cyril Ramaphosa’s firm refutation of...
Standard Bank

Standard Bank to link African clients with Chinese opportunities at CIIE

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The Standard Bank will host over 90 clients from six African countries at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) and link them with...

Uganda to take part in 2019 Africa Rugby Sevens in South Africa

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The Ugandan Rugby Union has confirmed that the national team will take part in the 2019 Africa Rugby Sevens Championship scheduled to be held...
Wpid Homosexuals

Anti-homosexuality Bill poses severe threat to human rights of LGBT community in Uganda

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Uganda is facing a serious threat to human rights and the HIV response with the announcement of plans to introduce legislation that will impose...

Uganda marks 57th independence anniversary

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Uganda on Wednesday marked its 57th independence anniversary from British colonial rule with emphasis on transforming the country from a peasant to a modern...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Uganda, UN force discuss need for joint operations in restive eastern DR Congo

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Uganda's ministry of defense and the UN peacekeeping force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have resolved that there is need for combined...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

South Sudan main rebel group denies fresh recruitment from Uganda

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South Sudan's main rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation Army-in Opposition (SPLA-IO) on Tuesday denied recruitment of fighters from neighboring Uganda. Lam...
Christian Amoah Wins Three Gold Medals

Christian Amoah Wins Three Gold Medals At African Junior Weightlifting Championship In Uganda

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Christian Amoah has won three gold medals in the 89kg category at the African Junior weightlifting championship in Kampala –Uganda. Christian Amoah, the triple bronze...
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AU encourages Rwanda, Uganda to faithfully fulfill recent commitments

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The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU-PSC) on Monday encouraged the governments of Rwanda and Uganda to faithfully honor and fulfill...
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AU Demands: African Integrated High Speed Railway Network

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The article below written by a friend of mine is a useful over view of the African Union’s plan to build High Speed Rail-lines...
Hepatitis E

Africa’s first ever Hepatitis summit opens in Uganda

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Health experts from Africa and international organizations are meeting in Uganda's capital of Kampala for the first ever Africa Hepatitis Summit aimed at devising...
Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon boat festival brings Chinese, Ugandan cultures closer

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In unison, Ugandan and Chinese paddlers, following the rhythm of drum beats, raced to the finish line. They were competing in Uganda's...
Corruption

African anti-corruption agencies’ heads to meet in Uganda

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Heads of African anti-corruption agencies are scheduled to meet in Uganda on May 6-11 to share experiences and strengthen coordination in fighting the vice,...
border

Tanzania and Ugandan Authorities Meet to Discuss Challenges at the borders

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Permanent Secretaries from Tanzania and Uganda on Tuesday met in the country's northwestern region of Kagera to discuss border-related challenges. Faraji Mnyepe, Permanent Secretary in...
arrested

Uganda Arrests Suspects in the kidnap of U.S Tourist and Driver

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Ugandan security forces have arrested a number of suspects in connection with the kidnap of an American tourist and her guide who were freed...
refugee

Uganda: Regional professionals hold discussions on refugee self-reliance

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Regional experts on Monday started a three-day meeting to devise means of improving the livelihood and self-reliance of refugees and host communities in eastern...
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Rwanda and Uganda Will Remain Friends Regardless of Challenges

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday said he prefers Rwanda and Uganda to be friends and allies rather than each other's troublemaker. His comment...
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Regional truck drivers protest at Uganda-South Sudan border

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More than 200 truck drivers from the East African region have parked their vehicles at the Uganda-South Sudan border protesting the killing of their...

Climate risks: A serious concern for African continent

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In a meeting held on the 14-15 February in Entebbe, Uganda, members of the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) Institutional Collaboration Platform (ICP) unanimously...
AFCON tourism

Kenya in Talks with Uganda with regards AfCON

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Kenya is in talks with Uganda to play one friendly match in Kampala or Nairobi in April as part of their preparations for the...
IMF

IMF Issues Caution to Uganda on Likely Rise in GDP Ratio of 49.5 %

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday warned that the ratio of Uganda's public debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will rise to 49.5...