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Uganda Police Accused of Abducting President Paul Kagame’s Former Bodyguard

August 22, 2013 11:12 pm0 comments
Uganda Police Accused of Abducting President Paul Kagame’s Former Bodyguard

Kampala-The Ugandan police force is on the spot, over alleged abduction and disappearance of Rwandan refugees.
The Ugandan police force is accused of aiding, Rwandan security officials, to abduct Rwandese nationals, who have taken asylum in Uganda.

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Travellers Having Nightmare on Mombasa-Juba Route

August 21, 2013 9:44 am0 comments
Travellers Having Nightmare on Mombasa-Juba Route

Kampala-Travellers along the Mombasa-Juba road are grappling with the poor state of the road network in Uganda.

Travellers along the 1,003 kilometres route that stretches from Mombasa, Kenya to the South Sudanese border town, of Nimule are having a nightmare, especially on the Ugandan side where several spots, are in a deplorable state.

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Ugandan Government Sued Over Kony

August 14, 2013 11:09 pm0 comments
Ugandan Government Sued Over Kony

government of Uganda for lost property.

The victims, who are under the association-Acholi War Debt Claimants Association, are suing the government of Uganda for the property, which they lost during the two decade long insurgency in northern Uganda.

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Uganda’s Parliament Approves Public Order Mangagement Bill Amidst Chaos

August 6, 2013 6:49 pm0 comments
Uganda’s Parliament Approves Public Order Mangagement Bill Amidst Chaos

Uganda’s parliament has today approved the Public Order Management Bill 2011 which has the contentious Clause eight that orders whoever wishes to hold a public rally or gathering in public places to first seek approval from police.

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100 US Congress Members Sign Anti-Kony Letter to Obama

August 5, 2013 11:28 am0 comments
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Kampala- Uganda-Ninety-five members of the U.S. Congress have signed their names to a bipartisan letter to President Obama, urging him to sustain U.S. efforts to help address the violence of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa.

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More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

July 31, 2013 10:55 pm0 comments
More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

Fighting between different armed groups and government forces has erupted once again in eastern DRC in these past few weeks. Keeping true to the nature of armed conflicts in the Great Lakes region, that conflict in the DRC has spilled to neighboring countries especially Uganda. Rwanda claims to have been shelled as well by FARDC in collaboration with FDRL, who stand accused of perpetrating the genocide and have set shop in DRC.

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RVR to Extend Train Services to Northern Uganda After I8 Years

July 18, 2013 12:39 am0 comments
Repair Work on the northern Uganda Railway line in progress

RVR the concessionaire for the Uganda-Kenya Railway is in the final stage of resuming railway services to northern Uganda.
RVR is currently completing repair works on the 500 kilometer Northern line which has been out of operation for the last 18 years due to insecurity and vandalism

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Somalia Asks Uganda to Train Its National Army

July 15, 2013 9:53 pm0 comments
Somalia Asks Uganda to Train Its National Army

Mogadishu-The President of Somalia Sheik Hassan Muhamud has called on the government of Uganda to help in rebuilding his country’s military that had collapsed after two decades of civil strife.

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Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Court Suspended

July 12, 2013 10:29 pm0 comments
Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Court Suspended

KAMPALA-Uganda’s anti-corruption court has been suspended.The country’s constitutional court on Friday suspended the operations of the anti-corruption court pending a ruling on the petition challenging its composition

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Survivors of Lord’s Resistance Army Rebel Massacres in Uganda Appeal for Assistance

July 3, 2013 11:42 am0 comments
A survivor of the massacre holding a copy of a 2004 newspaper bearing a front page article on the massacre by LRA rebels

The survivors of the massacres committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA in northern Uganda have come up with fresh demands that they want government to fulfill.

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