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Over 80 arrested at Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga concert

Police in Uganda have arrested more than 80 suspects from Bobi Wines’ Kyarenga concert, which was held at One Love beach in Busabala on Saturday.
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Uganda’s Bobi Wine ‘taken away’ by security officers

Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi was taken away by security officers upon arrival at the country’s international airport Thursday, his wife Barbie told AFP.

US tourist commits suicide in central Uganda

A U.S. tourist on Thursday committed suicide by hanging in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso, a police spokesperson said.
Bobi Wine lands in USA for medical treatment

Uganda’s Bobi Wine lands in US for treatment

“Safely arrived in the US where I’ll be receiving specialised treatment following the brutal torture at the hands of SFC soldiers. We thank the world for standing with us. I will soon tell you what exactly happened to me since 13th August and what is next. #peoplepower Power,” Bobi Wine posted on his Twitter account.
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Uganda police arrest two lawmakers trying to leave country after torture allegations

Ugandan police detained two lawmakers at the country’s international airport, where supporters say they were trying to seek treatment abroad for injuries suffered while being tortured by the security forces.

WHO: ‘Unsafe burial’ of woman triggered new Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The death and unsafe burial of a 65-year-old woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

WHO: Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk

The World Health Organization has warned that an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of km and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders,.

South Sudan rebels reject peace deal reinstating Riek Machar

South Sudan rebels on Monday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.

Report: Emirates airhostess who fell from plane dies

An Emirates Arline hostess, who fell from the emergency door of a parked aeroplane at Entebbe airport in Uganda, has reportedly died.

Uganda confirms outbreak of hemorrhagic fever

Uganda’s health ministry on Monday confirmed an outbreak of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in the central district of Nakaseke, Sarah Opendi, State Minister for Health said.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni blames police for increased crime

President Yoweri Museveni has again criticised police over the increasing crimes in Uganda and efforts to address them.

FBI agents join probe into Uganda women killings

The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has joined investigations into recent killings of women in Uganda.

Nigeria wins 18 medals in weightlifting championship in Uganda

The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya, said that Nigerian Weightlifters won 18 medals in the just concluded African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championship in Uganda.

Weightlifting championship: Nigeria wins 9 gold medals in Uganda

The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Mohammed Yahaya, says the country’s weightlifters have won nine gold medals so far at the ongoing African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championships in Uganda.

Fear, confusion as Uganda ‘serial killer’ murders pile up

In a gruesome spate of killings the bodies of at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May. Many of the mostly young victims were raped and strangled, some had sticks shoved into their vaginas, others had body parts sawn off.

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