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Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests
Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests
Campaigners against Uganda's tax on social...
Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing
Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing
It took several days, and several blood tests, before someone figured out what was wrong with Brian Gitta. The Ugandan engineer, now 25, had...
Ugandan police catch thief with his pants down - literally
Ugandan police catch thief with his pants down - literally
A Ugandan fraudster has been caught with his pants down, literally, according to a report in Uganda’s Daily Monitor.
Ugandan medics seek Libya payday
Ugandan medics seek Libya payday
After six years of desperately searching for a “greener pasture”, Moses, a poorly paid Ugandan medical laboratory technician sick of struggling...
Ugandan women turn to boxing to escape the slum
Ugandan women turn to boxing to escape the slum
They live impoverished lives in one of the largest slums in Uganda’s capital city of Kampala. Without permanent shelter or jobs, Morine Nakilyowa...
Uganda to invite Chinese bidders for R85-billion railway plan
Uganda to invite Chinese bidders for R85-billion railway plan
Uganda plans to invite six Chinese companies next month to compete for as much as $8-billion (R85.3-billion) worth of contracts to expand the...
Kampala's bodaboda drivers put a new spin on streetwear
Kampala's bodaboda drivers put a new spin on streetwear
They work just as hard at being stylish as they do at transporting Uganda's masses cheaply and efficiently. According to some local reports,...
Kampala’s good for a gander
Kampala’s good for a gander
When travelling, you will find places that you immediately like, sometimes inexplicably. Stepping off the plane in Entebbe, Uganda, at 9pm on a...
Respect gay rights, UN's Ban tells African leaders
Respect gay rights, UN's Ban tells African leaders
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in an unusually outspoken declaration on Sunday, told African leaders they must respect gay rights, an issue that...
Uganda's President: put development above gay rights
Uganda's President: put development above gay rights
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Friday urged international donors not to let concerns for gay rights affect developmental aid, saying...
Police gate Uganda's Besigye ahead of protest walk
Police gate Uganda's Besigye ahead of protest walk
Ugandan police on Thursday arrested the country's top opposition leader to prevent what authorities said could be a destructive protest march.
Riots in Uganda after Besigye booted off Kenyan flight
Riots in Uganda after Besigye booted off Kenyan flight
Uganda's top opposition leader was kicked off a flight from Kenya on Wednesday, prompting riots back home that police quelled with tear gas only a...

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