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Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, and Uganda's four time Presidential candidate Kizza Besigye attend a joint news conference over the government handling of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and a possible alliance against President Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming elections, in Wakiso district, in Kampala, Uganda June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa/File Photo

Ugandan presidential hopeful says police used bullets to disperse supporters

Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful, Bobi Wine, said some of his supporters were injured on Saturday after police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a crowd in the country’s east.
Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong has completed her move to Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vaxjo on an 18-month deal.

Ini Umotong makes winning debut for Vaxjo vs Djurgardens

Ini Umotong made her debut in style as Vaxjo defeated Portia Boakye and Linda Motlhalo's Djurgardens 1-0 in a Swedish Damallsvenskan encounter on Sunday.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Senator Omo-Agege: Constitution review starts after Sallah break

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the Senate would commence the much awaited constitution amendment exercise after the Sallah break, next week.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting on Saturday to mourn former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa.

Uganda flies flags at half-mast to mourn deceased former Tanzanian leader

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting on Saturday to mourn former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Uganda’s coronavirus cases rise to 902 after 9 more test positive

Uganda's Health ministry on Thursday reported nine new Covid-19 infections, raising the country's total number of confirmed cases to 902.
A soldier of the FARDC (Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) takes cover during exchanges of fire with members of the ADF (Allied Democratic Forces) in Opira. Alain Wandimoyi-AFP

Gunmen kill more than dozen civilians in eastern DR Congo attacks

At least 19 civilians have been killed in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend in attacks blamed on a notorious armed group, local officials said.

Uganda grapples with refugee crisis amid coronavirus pandemic

As the world marks World Refugee Day on Saturday, thousands of Congolese are stranded at the Ugandan border seeking to enter the East African country after deadly tribal clashes back home.
Police and Ministry of Health officials in Uganda’s Busia District are investigating circumstances under which a Kenyan truck driver was found dead in the country.

Kenyan truck driver dies while awaiting clearance in Uganda

Police and Ministry of Health officials in Uganda’s Busia District are investigating circumstances under which a Kenyan truck driver was found dead in the country.
At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.

Uganda blocks 38 foreign truckers as virus cases rise

At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.
President Yoweri Museveni announced this Monday night in a televised address.

Uganda president, Canadian premier hold talks on coronavirus pandemic

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held talks by telephone on the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and furthering bilateral ties.
President Yoweri Museveni announced this Monday night in a televised address.

Uganda set to provide free face masks to citizens

“Since many people were expressing concern that they cannot afford to buy masks and the government wanted to ensure quality and ensure people do not borrow masks, the government has decided to provide masks free of charge to all Ugandans aged 6 and above,” said Museveni.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

Uganda president confirms elite league will not resume soon

Football fans in the country will have to wait longer before starting to enjoy the Ugandan Premier League (UPL) after President Yoweri Museveni confirmed sport will resume after the coronavirus pandemic is controlled.
Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the presidency, told newsmen that gains made in the fight against HIV-AIDS may be reversed if efforts to combat the disease, that has leftover two million Ugandans dead since the 1980s, are relaxed.

Uganda cautions public on HIV/AIDS spread amid COVID-19 pandemic

Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the presidency, told newsmen that gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS may be reversed if efforts to combat the disease, that has leftover two million Ugandans dead since the 1980s, are relaxed.
At least two children were killed by floods following heavy rains in the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Saturday, the Police said on Sunday.

Flood sweeps two children to death in Uganda

At least two children were killed by floods following heavy rains in the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Saturday, the Police said on Sunday.
U.S. cloud services company Vonage is partnering with social enterprise CTI Africa to pioneer video-linked healthcare in Uganda, where good hospitals and qualified medical personnel are scarce.

US tech company Vonage bets on digital health care in Uganda

U.S. cloud services company Vonage is partnering with social enterprise CTI Africa to pioneer video-linked healthcare in Uganda, where good hospitals and qualified medical personnel are scarce.

Uganda president donates 50% of salary to coronavirus battle, set to lift lockdown

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has donated 50 percent of his salary to support efforts to battle COVID-19 pandemic.
A woman hawks merchandise past transit trucks at Mpondwe border that separates Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Mpondwe, Uganda, June 14, 2019. REUTERS-James Akena-File Photo

Uganda restricts truckers on busy trade route to curb coronavirus

Uganda has stepped up restrictions on trucks passing through its territory - limiting them to one driver and banning them from stopping over in hotels - in a bid to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine gestures as he leaves the Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Court, in Kampala, Uganda February 24, 2020. REUTERS-Abubaker Lubowa-File Photo

Uganda’s Bobi Wine says allied lawmaker tortured, blinded

Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine accused the police on Monday of torturing and blinding one of his allies, shortly before the lawmaker, detained over coronavirus social distancing rules, was brought to court on a stretcher.

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