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Ugandan army says it has killed 189 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Ugandan army says it has killed 189 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Ugandan soldiers working as part of a peacekeeping force in Somalia have killed 189 al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters in an attack on one of their camps, the Ugandan army said.

Uganda accuses US of subversion after envoy tries to visit Wine's house

Uganda accuses US of subversion after envoy tries to visit Wine's house

Uganda's government spokesman accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to subvert last week's presidential elections after the US ambassador attempted to visit an opposition leader being held under house arrest.

Uganda's Museveni wins sixth term, rival alleges fraud

Uganda's Museveni wins sixth term, rival alleges fraud

Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in Uganda's presidential election according to partial results on Saturday morning, with final results expected later in the day ...

At least 37 people killed in Uganda protests

At least 37 people killed in Uganda protests

At least 37 people have died in Uganda, police pathologist Moses Byaruhanga said on Friday, after protests erupted following the arrest on Wednesday of presidential candidate and pop star Bobi Wine.

Seven dead in Uganda protests after arrest of presidential candidate

Seven dead in Uganda protests after arrest of presidential candidate

Seven people died in violent protests that erupted in Kampala on Wednesday after Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine was arrested, police said.

Amir sends greetings to Ugandan president

Amir sends greetings to Ugandan president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent Frirday cables of congratulations to Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.

Second batch of Ugandans repatriated

Second batch of Ugandans repatriated

The Ugandan embassy in Doha repatriated the second batch of stranded Ugandans from Qatar via a chartered flight Friday.

Ugandan dies after self immolating over motorcycle impounded for Covid-19 violations

Ugandan dies after self immolating over motorcycle impounded for Covid-19 violations

A Ugandan man has died after setting fire to himself in a police station when officers allegedly demanded a bribe to release his motorcycle, which he was using as a taxi and which had been impounded

Floods kill 12 people in western Uganda

Floods kill 12 people in western Uganda

Twelve people have been swept to their deaths by floods in western Uganda, the Red Cross said on Saturday, as the East African country is battered by torrential rain.

Uganda bans wearing of red beret, the opposition's trademark

Uganda bans wearing of red beret, the opposition's trademark

Uganda on Monday designated the red beret and tunic as official military clothing that could land civilians who wear them in jail, essentially banning the uniform of opposition leader Bobi Wine and his supporters.

Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to ease months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.

At least 19 dead after fuel truck crash in western Uganda

At least 19 dead after fuel truck crash in western Uganda

At least 19 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said in a statement.