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Uganda: Republic in East Africa
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate.

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Ugandan singer and presidential hopeful says he is under house arrest

ugandan singer and presidential hopeful says he is under house arrest
By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - A Ugandan pop singer and lawmaker seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni at the next election said on Tuesday he had been placed under house..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine and fire teargas at supporters

ugandan police detain bobi wine and fire teargas at supporters
Ugandan police have detained the pop star turned MP Bobi Wine after shutting down one of his concerts and firing teargas at his fans, according to the singer’s wife and his supporters. The..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Uganda

Following Africa's gold smugglers to Dubai [Video]Following Africa's gold smugglers to Dubai

Billions of dollars worth of gold is being smuggled out of the African bush every year and funneled through the UAE. A Reuters analysis shows how it's surged, and the severe security and health impacts..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:49Published

Sub-Saharan Africa's growth rate slashed [Video]Sub-Saharan Africa's growth rate slashed

The World Bank has cut the economic growth rate of Sub-Saharan Africa to 2.8 percent this year, as the region again fails to meet expected targets. Sam Holder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

Uganda Arrests 8 Suspects In American's Kidnapping [Video]Uganda Arrests 8 Suspects In American's Kidnapping

Reuters reports Uganda has arrested eight local people suspected of involvement in the kidnap of an American tourist and her guide last week, the government said on Wednesday. Kimberley Sue Endecott,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Rescued American tourist arrives in Kampala [Video]Rescued American tourist arrives in Kampala

An American tourist who was kidnapped in a national park in southwestern Uganda last week arrived in capital Kampala on Monday aboard police helicopter after being rescued unharmed. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide 25 years ago [Video]Rwanda honors those killed in genocide 25 years ago

Rwandan President Paul Kagame began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:15Published

American Tourist And Guide Rescued From Abduction In Uganda [Video]American Tourist And Guide Rescued From Abduction In Uganda

CNN reports American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and her tour guide, who were abducted in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park on Tuesday, have been rescued by security forces,. Opondo said the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Uganda: American Tourist Kidnapped, Rescued [Video]Uganda: American Tourist Kidnapped, Rescued

Reuters reports An American tourist and her driver have been rescued unharmed after being kidnapped in a national park in southwestern Uganda last week. Thirty five year old Kimberley Sue Endecott, was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Uganda says kidnapped American tourist did not take armed guard [Video]Uganda says kidnapped American tourist did not take armed guard

Kimberley Sue Endecott was kidnapped along with her driver by four gunmen from Uganda's popular Queen Elizabeth National Park. Serena Chaudhry reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Ugandan chess school encourages disabled children to thrive [Video]Ugandan chess school encourages disabled children to thrive

The Som Chess Academy in Kampala teaches disabled children from disadvantaged communities cognitive skills by training them to play chess.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

 

Ugandan police disperse backers of lawmaker with presidential ambitions

Ugandan police fired teargas and water cannon on Monday to disperse supporters of popular musician and lawmaker Bobi Wine after they gathered at a beach resort near Kampala where he was planning to..
Reuters - Published

Ugandan police disperse supporters of popular lawmaker Bobi Wine with water cannon

Ugandan police used teargas and water cannon to disperse a gathering of supporters of popular musician and lawmaker Bobi Wine at a beach resort near the capital Kampala where he was planning to hold a..
Reuters - Published

Uganda's top court upholds ruling on extending president's rule

Uganda's supreme court on Thursday backed constitutional changes that allow long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni to extend his time in office.
Reuters - Published

Man charged in Uganda court for kidnap, ransom of American tourist and driver

A man was charged in a Ugandan court on Thursday with kidnapping for ransom an American tourist and her driver earlier this month, police said.
Reuters - Published

Uganda's top court upholds age law benefiting longtime ruler

uganda's top court upholds age law benefiting longtime ruler
Advertisement KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's top court has upheld a law that removed an age limit for the presidency and cleared the way for President Yoweri Museveni to extend his...
WorldNews - Published

Uganda says it is willing to consider asylum for Sudan's ousted leader Bashir

Uganda will consider offering asylum to ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir despite his indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a foreign affairs minister said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

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