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Uganda arrests top academic for 'espionage'

Urdu Point 02 Sep 2021
Kampala, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Sep, 2021 ) .Ugandan security forces on Thursday arrested one of the country's top academics on suspicion of espionage, the military said ... at the university's main building on one of the busiest streets in the capital Kampala.
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Uganda: Top academic arrested over ‘espionage, illegal stay’

Al Jazeera 02 Sep 2021
The vice-chancellor of the private Victoria University was taken in broad daylight on Thursday at the facility’s main building on one of the busiest streets in the capital, Kampala ... Commentators on social media suggested he had been taken because he is seen as being close to the military intelligence service of Uganda’s regional rival Rwanda.
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Somaliland ready to take in Afghan refugees: official

Urdu Point 27 Aug 2021
The militants have repeatedly promised a different kind of rule to their brutal regime of the 1990s that saw girls barred from school, women confined to their homes, most entertainment banned, and stonings and public executions used as punishments ... Media reports say Kampala has agreed to take about 2,000 refugees but this has not been confirmed ... ....
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Experts to Discuss Impact of Social Media On Mental Health

All Africa 20 Aug 2021
... social media dialogue in Kampala later this month.
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MP Adeke, Ayebare Among 34 Speakers Listed for Uganda's Social Media Dialogue

All Africa 19 Aug 2021
Uganda's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, Adonia Ayebare and Soroti Woman MP, Anna Adeke Ebaju are among the 34 speakers lined up for 2021 Social Media Conference in Kampala later this month ....
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Ugandan blogger who 'killed' prez on social media arrested in Turkey

Ghana Web 05 Aug 2021
Kyagulanyi’s supporters took to social media to keep the man they hoped to be president relevant in the public sphere ... “Social media has been saying that Museveni is dead ... Foreign Affairs State Minister Okello Oryem told journalists at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala on Wednesday that Mr Lumbuye should not expect special treatment if he broke the law.
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Ugandan blogger who ‘killed’ President Museveni on social media arrested in Turkey

Ghana Web 05 Aug 2021
Kyagulanyi’s supporters took to social media to keep the man they hoped to be president relevant in the public sphere ... “Social media has been saying that Museveni is dead ... Foreign Affairs State Minister Okello Oryem told journalists at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala on Wednesday that Mr.
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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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