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Police arrest and 'out' dozens during an LGBT engagement party in Uganda

The Observers 10 Jun 2021
Ugandan police arrested 44 people during a party to celebrate the engagement of a gay couple held at an LGBT shelter in Kampala in late May, claiming that they had intervened over health and safety violations. Videos of the arrest, which circulated widely on social media, outed some of the attendees, who had been in the closet.
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Uganda scraps controversial social media tax

China.dot.org 10 Jun 2021
KAMPALA, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Uganda on Thursday scrapped the controversial social media tax in the 2021/2022 financial year budget ... dollars) excise duty imposed on the use of social media ... Enditem .
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Uganda Health Ministry guidelines on how to treat COVID-19 at home

Ghana Web 10 Jun 2021
She said she had to buy an oximeter to monitor her oxygen levels. But other Covid-19 survivors such as Ms Remmy Besiima, a lawyer in Kampala, they were steaming with local herbs to fight off the disease. There is widespread information on social media that using concoctions of ginger, garlic, honey and chilli is very effective in treating Covid-19 ... .
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Ugandan authorities detain 2 journalists on criminal libel charges

CPJ 09 Jun 2021
Police initially summoned the journalists to appear for questioning at the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters in Kibuli, a neighborhood of Kampala, on April 6, according to documents seen by CPJ and reports by The Drone Media and The East African Watch.
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Japan gives Uganda sh5.8b grant to fight COVID-19

Ghana Web 04 Jun 2021
UNICEF is handling the procurement and delivery of the vaccines and related supplies on behalf of the COVAX Facility ... The official announcement of this contribution towards fighting the COVID-19 pandemic was made by Kameda Kazuaki, the then Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, during a press conference at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala ... .
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Japan gives Uganda over $1.6 million grant to fight COVID-19

Ghana Web 04 Jun 2021
UNICEF is handling the procurement and delivery of the vaccines and related supplies on behalf of the COVAX Facility ... The official announcement of this contribution towards fighting the COVID-19 pandemic was made by Kameda Kazuaki, the then Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, during a press conference at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala ... .
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Uganda: Two summoned after reporting on BBC investigation

BBC News 03 Jun 2021
Tony Glencross, the managing director of Nation Media Group, which owns the newspaper, has also been summoned ... Therefore, a media house seeking accountability for civilians shot dead on Kampala streets should not be conflated as a crime in a civilised and democratic society.
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Minister survives assassination attempt, daughter and his driver shot dead

Joy Online 03 Jun 2021
Forensic experts secure the scene of an attempted assassination on Ugandan minister of works and transport General Katumba Wamala, in which he was wounded and his daughter and driver killed, an army spokeswoman and local media reports said, in the suburb of Kiasasi within Kampala, Uganda June 1, 2021.
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Uganda minister attacked, driver, daughter killed

Shenzhen Daily 02 Jun 2021
GUNMEN attacked and wounded Uganda’s former army commander yesterday, killing his daughter and driver in an assassination attempt on the general, the current minister of works and transport, an army spokeswoman and local media reports said ... Images circulating on social media ...
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Gunmen kill Ugandan minister Katumba Wamala’s daughter

Business Day 01 Jun 2021
KampalaGunmen sprayed bullets at a car carrying a Ugandan government minister in an attempted assassination on Tuesday, wounding the former army commander and killing his daughter and driver, an army spokesperson and local media reports said ... Social media images also showed bullet holes in a car window and casings on the ground.
photo: AP / Ronald Kabuubi
Ugandan riot police patrol on the streets of the Kamwokya neighborhood where pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, has his recording studio and many supporters, in Kampala, Uganda Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.
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Gunmen kill Uganda minister's daughter, driver in failed assassination bid -army

Yahoo Daily News 01 Jun 2021
KAMPALA (Reuters) -Gunmen attacked and wounded Uganda's former army commander on Tuesday, killing his daughter and driver in an assassination attempt on the general, the current minister of works and transport, an army spokeswoman and local media reports said ... Social media images also showed bullet holes in a car window and casings on the ground.
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Uganda Minister’s Daughter Killed in Assassination Bid

Kayhan 01 Jun 2021
KAMPALA (Reuters) -- Gunmen attacked and wounded Uganda’s former army commander on Tuesday, killing his daughter and driver in an assassination attempt on the general, the current minister of works and transport, an army spokeswoman and local media reports said.
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Uganda police killings reconstructed using mobile phone footage

The Observer 31 May 2021
Images posted on social media showed police in Kampala firing indiscriminately at people in buildings overlooking the protests and unidentifiable men in plainclothes, believed to be security personnel, firing automatic weapons ... The same police vehicle continued along Kampala Road, passing a restaurant where two people were shot and injured.
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