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Indian national allegedly shot dead by cop in Uganda: Report

Suryaa 15 May 2023
Kampala, May 15 (IANS) A 39-year-old Indian money lender has been allegedly shot dead by a policeman over a 2.1 million shillings (Rs 46,000) loan in Kampala, Ugandan media reports said ... The first loan was deducted directly from his salary, while the second one was not, Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango said.

Indian national shot dead by off-duty constable in Uganda: Reports

Indian Express 15 May 2023
A 39-year-old Indian money lender was shot dead with a stolen AK-47 assault rifle by an off-duty police constable in Uganda's capital city of Kampala over a 2.1 million shillings (Rs 46,000) loan, media reports said. Kampala Metropolitan Police said that 30-year-old Ivan Wabwire was arrested after he opened fire at Uttam Bhandari on May 12.

Media: Ugandan minister shot and killed by bodyguard

Beaumont Enterprise 02 May 2023
Local media in Uganda report that a bodyguard and shot and killed a government minister in an apparent private dispute ... media.

Flipping the Narrative: We need to talk about international aid and refugee self-reliance

The New Humanitarian 27 Apr 2023
KAMPALA. I’ve seen advertisements from UN agencies on social media asking, “What would you take with you if you had to flee your home?” ... I had to wake up very early in the morning to stand in line outside an aid organisation’s office in Kampala, hoping to get in.

US Vice President Kamala Harris embarks on weeklong trip to Africa

Malaysian National News Agency 26 Mar 2023
WORLD. US Vice President Kamala Harris embarks on weeklong trip to Africa ... " data-media=""> ... KAMPALA (Uganda), March 26 (Bernama) -- United States (US) Vice President Kamala Harris is embarking on a weeklong trip to Africa beginning this weekend that will be closely watched as she is the first Black woman US vice president to visit the continent ... ....

Ugandan law criminalizes being LGBTQ amid crackdown on homosexuality

The Spokesman-Review 22 Mar 2023
The majority of the lawmakers supported the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, local media reported ... The anti-LGBTQ sentiment is visible in Uganda’s political spaces, churches and social media, activists say. With the passage of the bill, it will get state sanction, said Eric Ndawula, a Kampala-based rights activist ... But U.S ... .

Céilí in Kampala: why Irish dancing is proving popular in Uganda

The Observer 17 Mar 2023
Amaso lives more than 4,000 miles from Ireland, in Namuwongo, the poorest slum in Uganda’s capital, Kampala ... This week, about 200 children from four schools were shown Gaelic football and hurling by the Gaelic Athletics Association as part of a St Patrick’s Day sports blitz in Kampala.

Seeing Wrongdoing and Injustice, Ugandan Journalist Uses Reporting for Change

Voa News 06 Feb 2023
Assigned to cover a media briefing at a cancer treatment center in Uganda's capital, Kampala, the reporter was intrigued by the patients waiting on the building's veranda ... When her story was finally published by Uganda's New Vision media group in August 2018, it made waves.

Uganda's court quashes part of law used to prosecute government critics

Anadolu Agency 10 Jan 2023
Robert Ssempala, the executive director of the Human Rights Network for Journalists, a non-profit based in the capital Kampala, told Anadolu Agency that the legislation was aimed at gagging media freedom and protecting the corrupt while penalizing demands for accountability.

At Least Nine People Killed in Stampede on New Year's Eve in Ugandan Capital - Reports

Sputnik 01 Jan 2023
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A stampede at a shopping center in the Ugandan capital of Kampala on New Year’s Eve left at least nine people dead, local media reported on Sunday, citing police ....

The Government Owes Media Houses Shs 13 Billion

All Africa 30 Dec 2022
Kampala -- Exorbitant taxes, non-government payment for media services delivered and a repressive regulatory framework were cited as the key inhibitors to the growth of the media industry ....

Ebola in Uganda: The people spreading misinformation online

Yahoo Daily News 29 Nov 2022
Those are words of Battle Kay, as he is known online - a 28-year-old who lives in the capital, Kampala, and makes social media videos criticising the actions of the government ... For example, a social media post claiming organs were being harvested with Ebola as a cover highlighted a visit in October by the UK's Princess Anne, sister to King Charles.


This Day 23 Nov 2022
If the media high priest of Western liberal order has the above to say about the “myth of China’s debt ... Despite that both Kampala and Beijing have said there is no cause for alarm, the western establishment and its media outlets went on an overdrive, hyping a crushing debt crisis.

Ebola fears heighten in Uganda while Princess Anne tours the country: Killer virus reaches its ...

The Daily Mail 27 Oct 2022
Calls have been made for similar measures in KampalaUganda's capital — where 17 cases have been detected ... city Kampala ... However, Dr Samuel Oledo, president of the Uganda Medical Association, this week said the 'earlier we lockdown Kampala the better', local media claimed.

Media groups ask Uganda's top court to scrap law over free speech fears

The Star 17 Oct 2022
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Media groups asked Uganda's top court on Monday to scrap a new digital communications law which they said broke the constitution and crippled free speech. Read full story ... .

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