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Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

Super Eagles held goalless by Cranes of Uganda

The Cranes of Uganda on Tuesday forced the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a goalless draw in an international friendly football match at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

Uganda bans export of menial workers to Oman

Following reports of abuses in Gulf states, Ugandan has temporarily banned the export of menial workers to Oman.
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Official: Prominent police officer in Uganda shot dead

A spokesperson for Ugandan police says gunmen have killed a prominent police officer and his wife.
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Seychelles president, vice to attend Pirates vs Super Eagles clash

President of the Republic of Seychelles, His Excellency Danny Faure and the Vice President, His Excellency Vincent Meriton will attend Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Pirates of Seychelles and the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Victoria.
Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine, right, talks at the National Press Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in Washington, with attorney Robert Amsterdam, left. Wine says he will return to Uganda to continue his struggle on behalf “the oppressed” after allegedly being tortured by security forces. Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, appeared to get emotional in his first news conference since arriving in the U.S. for specialized care. (Tom Sampson/Associated Press)

Bobi Wine: I am fighting for ‘the oppressed’

Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine said on Thursday he would return to Uganda to continue his struggle on behalf of "the oppressed" after allegedly being tortured by members of the presidential guard.
Bobi Wine and Kassiano Wadri

Deputy Speaker: Jailed, beaten Ugandan lawmaker in ‘a lot of pain’

A detained pop star and lawmaker "is in a lot of pain" after suffering "severe beating" in detention, the deputy speaker of Uganda's parliament said Wednesday, as pressure mounted on the government to free the young man challenging President Yoweri Museveni's long rule.
Protesters put set a bonfire on a street to demand the release of the Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi known as Bobi Wine who was recently arrested for treason and possession of firearms in Kampala, Uganda, on August 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

Teargas, warning shots as Ugandans protest lawmaker arrest

Ugandan police and soldiers closed off parts of Kampala for several hours on Monday and fired teargas and shots into the air to break up protests over the arrest of a prominent opposition lawmaker.
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Ugandan court rules against extension of MPs’ term

The Ugandan Constitutional Court has ruled against the extension of the term of members of Parliament, terming it as unconstitutional.
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Sixteen fishermen missing after clashes on Uganda-Congo lake

Sixteen Congolese fishermen are missing on Lake Edward, which is shared by Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, after deadly clashes between the Ugandan navy and DRC armed forces, a Congolese official said on Monday.
[file] DR Congo president Joseph Kabila attends a joint press conference during the closing session of the French-speaking nations 'Francophonie' summit in Kinshasa on October 14, 2012. 2012. PHOTO/ ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/GettyImages)

11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo’s east

Ten people were burnt to death in ethnic attacks in DR Congo's volatile east and seven fishermen were missing Saturday in Lake Edward, where tensions have spiked with the Ugandan navy.

Ugandan citizens unite against social media tax

Politicians, clerics, feminists and others have formed a broad coalition of Ugandans calling on Tuesday for an end to a social media tax the government hopes will raise revenue and silence "gossip".

Uganda introduces social media tax despite criticism

Millions of people in Uganda now have to pay extra to use popular social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter as new rules come into force.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

D’Tigers crush Uganda in opening game

Ike Diogu, team captain, Senior National Men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers led his team mates to an emphatic 109-66 win against Uganda in their opening game of the FIBA Africa World Basketball qualifiers on Friday in Lagos.

Ugandan police issue security guidelines ahead of World Cup

Football loving Ugandans will have to abide by the extra security guidelines that have been put in place while they enjoy the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Ugandan parliament bans import of old cars

Ugandan will no longer be able to import cars older than 15 years following a legislation passed by its parliament.

Uganda plans museum on Idi Amin’s atrocities to attract tourists

In its plan to attract tourists, the Uganda government is building a war museum to showcase the darkest moments from its history, including the atrocities of former President, late Idi Amin.

Uganda’s parliament passes controversial tax on social media users

Uganda's parliament has passed a controversial tax on people using social media platforms.

Uganda imposes tax on Bibles, Koran

Uganda has imposed taxes on religious groups for sale of Bibles, Koran, prayer and hymn books.

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