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Uganda shuts down LGBTQ+ NGO over ‘illegal’ operations

Jurist 06 Aug 2022
Stephen Okello, Executive Director of Uganda’s National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO Bureau), Friday announced that the NGO Bureau had halted Sexual Minorities Uganda’s (SMUG) operations ... Uganda is a deeply religious country with a complex history of discrimination against its LGBTQ+ citizens.
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UN experts say Rwanda is backing M23 rebels in eastern DRC

Business Day 04 Aug 2022
Dakar  —  A UN group of experts said it has “solid evidence” that Rwandan troops have been fighting alongside the M23 rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and providing it with weapons and support ... Rwanda and neighbouring Uganda have a long history of military intervention inside the DRC ... Reuters  .
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U.N. experts say Rwanda has intervened militarily in eastern Congo

Reuters 04 Aug 2022
DAKAR, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A United Nations Group of Experts said it has "solid evidence" that Rwandan troops have been fighting alongside the M23 rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and providing it with weapons and support ... Register ... Rwanda and neighbouring Uganda have a long history of military intervention inside Congo.
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Kiplangat clinches Uganda’s first-ever CWG marathon gold

Dawn 31 Jul 2022
UGANDA’S Victor Kiplangat reacts after winning gold medal in the men’s marathon at the Commonwealth Games.—Reuters ... Victor Kiplangat took a wrong turn about a mile from the finish line but still managed to give Uganda their first-ever Commonwealth Games marathon gold in Birmingham on Saturday ... “I believe Uganda is proud of me today.
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Kiplangat delivers Uganda's first-ever Commonwealth Games marathon title

Urdu Point 30 Jul 2022
Victor Kiplangat took a wrong turn about a mile from the finish but still managed to give Uganda their first-ever Commonwealth Games marathon gold in Birmingham on Saturday ... "I believed when I reached 35 kilometres that I had some hope (of beating it)," he said, adding that making history for his country was ample consolation.
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This fatal disease cannot be treated: Check Marburg virus causes, symptoms and more | Mint

Live Mint 27 Jul 2022
It originated from monkeys that were brought into Marburg from Uganda for laboratory research ... The majority were in Africa, including in Kenya, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and more recently in Guinea and Ghana ... Premium Premium Painful and racist history.
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Russia's Lavrov courts Africa, seeks to counter Western influence

The Arab Weekly 26 Jul 2022
Lavrov was expected later in Uganda, where President Yoweri Museveni has a long history of balancing strong relations with Western allies and good ties with Moscow ... Uganda's state broadcaster said it would carry news bulletins from Russian state-funded channel RT twice a day under a new memorandum of understanding signed with Moscow.
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Russia's Lavrov courts Africa in quest for more non-Western friends

Reuters 25 Jul 2022
Lavrov's trip includes Egypt, Congo, Uganda, EthiopiaFrance's Macron, U.S ... Lavrov was expected later in Uganda, where President Yoweri Museveni has a long history of balancing strong ties with Western allies as well as friendly relations with Moscow ... Uganda's state ...
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Russia’s Lavrov in Congo as Moscow courts Africa

Al Jazeera 25 Jul 2022
Lavrov was expected later in Uganda, where President Yoweri Museveni has a long history of balancing strong relations with Western allies and good ties with Moscow ... Uganda’s state broadcaster said it would carry news bulletins from Russian state-funded channel RT twice a day under a new memorandum of understanding signed with Moscow.
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Russia’s Lavrov courts Africa in quest for more non-Western friends

FX Empire 25 Jul 2022
Lavrov has already visited Egypt and will head from Congo to Uganda, then Ethiopia ... Lavrov was expected later in Uganda, where President Yoweri Museveni has a long history of balancing strong ties with Western allies as well as friendly relations with Moscow ... Uganda’s state ...
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Marburg virus: All you need to know

Joy Online 19 Jul 2022
The outbreak was associated with laboratory work using African green monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) imported from Uganda. Subsequently, outbreaks and sporadic cases have been reported in Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, South Africa (in a person with recent travel history to Zimbabwe) and Uganda.
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Analysis: How Uganda’s ‘eyes and ears’ prolong Museveni presidency

Al Jazeera 15 Jul 2022
Kampala, Uganda – When Ugandans next head to the polls in 2026, President Yoweri Museveni will have been at the helm for exactly 40 years ... In Uganda’s recent history, many top security operatives have been accused of “doctoring intelligence reports” or manufacturing intelligence to suit a centrally crafted narrative.
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Senegal & Morocco advance to WAFCON knockout

Football Sierra Leone 06 Jul 2022
Morocco, on the other hand, with a better goal difference than Senegal, defeated Uganda ladies 3-1 to reach the second round of the competition for the first time in the country’s history ... Morocco advance to the knockout stages after beating Uganda! #TotalEnergiesWAFCON2022 .
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Ugandan army denies training Ethiopian rebels

Business Ghana 05 Jul 2022
The army in Uganda has denied reports that it is attempting to destabilise Ethiopia by training and providing support to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), which has been at war with the Ethiopian government since 2020 ... Uganda has a history of getting involved in conflicts across the east and Horn of Africa.
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A resurgence of regional rivalries imperils eastern Congo

Economist 30 Jun 2022
Congo’s neighbours, especially Rwanda and Uganda, have a history of fighting on its soil and looting the minerals beneath it ... The rebels began their offensive in November, emerging from hideouts in a volcanic mountain range tucked into a corner of Congo that borders both Rwanda and Uganda.

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