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Ugandan athlete who fled Olympic camp arrested in Japan

Malaysian National News Agency 22 Jul 2021
SPORTS. Ugandan athlete who fled Olympic camp arrested in Japan. Photo. Rodrigo Reyes Marin/ZUMA Wire/dpa. " data-media="">. 21/07/2021 10.50 AM. KAMPALA, July 21 -- An Ugandan athlete who went missing from an Olympic training camp in Japan has been arrested by the authorities there, an official said here Tuesday ... ....
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Covid-19 pandemic hitting African minority and indigenous communities

Joy Online 06 Jul 2021
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is devastating the quality of livelihoods of minority and indigenous communities in Africa and around the world, according to the newly released annual Minority and Indigenous Trends 2021 report by Minority Rights Group International (MRG) ... Billy Rwothungeyo, MRG Africa Media Officer (Kampala, Uganda). Email ... .
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Uganda government taken to court over COVID-19 treatment cost

Anadolu Agency 25 Jun 2021
Moses Mulumba, a lead petitioner, told the media in Kampala on Friday that the petition has been filed with the country’s high court. The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council, as well as the country's Health Ministry, have been nominated as respondents in the case, he noted.
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Uganda's army starts emergency production of oxygen amid COVID-19 spike

Anadolu Agency 22 Jun 2021
The oxygen is being produced at the army industrial park in Luwero district, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the capital Kampala ... Flavia Byekwaso told the media the intervention is critical as most hospitals ...
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Uganda’s president imposes lockdown to fight coronavirus

Malaysian National News Agency 20 Jun 2021
WORLD. Uganda’s president imposes lockdown to fight coronavirus. " data-media="">. 19/06/2021 09.46 AM. KAMPALA, June 19 -- Ugandans were instructed Friday by the nation’s president to stay at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to Anadolu ... ....
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Police driver arrested for using police van to conduct taxi business

Ghana Web 20 Jun 2021
The driver was captured on a video which went viral on social media, transporting passengers to Kampala, against the new Presidential guidelines and Ministry of Health SOPs, police spokesperson Fred Enanga said ... CP Enanga also said the errant driver who is attached to the public relations department, did not adhere to the force's instructions ... VIDEO.
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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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