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3 min ago | KAUZ

Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law

The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.

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2 hrs ago | Korean News

Kim Jong Un Sends Reply Messages to Syrian, Ugandan Presidents

Supreme leader Kim Jong Un sent messages to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in reply to their messages on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

New Vision

45 years after Pope Paul VI's visit to Uganda...

It is exactly 45 years today since Pope Paul VI visited Uganda, a trip that came five years after he had canonized the Uganda Martyrs in Rome on October 18, 1964.

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Daily Monitor

Trade barriers hurting Uganda's competitiveness in EAC market

Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has said non-tariff barriers are greatly affecting Uganda's competitiveness in the East African market.

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Advocate

Could Uganda's Constitutional Court Overturn 'Jail the Gays' Law?

Following two days of argument before Uganda's Constitutional Court, LGBT activists and attorneys in the east African nation are cautiously optimistic that the court may strike down the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act on a procedural technicality.

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New Vision

No Ebola in Uganda - Govt

ALTHOUGH no Ebola case has been confirmed in Uganda, Government has intensified screening of travelers coming into the country at Entebbe Airport and other border posts.

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The Raw Story

Ugandan state lawyers seek to dismiss legal bid to overturn anti-gay law

Ugandan state lawyers sought on Thursday to dismiss a petition by activists at the constitutional court seeking to overturn anti-gay legislation condemned by rights groups as draconian.

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Daily Monitor

KFC opens new branch at Victoria Mall in Entebbe

Popular fast food joint Kentucky Fried Chicken has opened its third branch in Entebbe at Victoria Mall today.

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Advocate

40 Under 40: Frank Mugisha Risks Everything For Ugandans Who Can't Speak Out

No one would question LGBT Ugandans for leading quiet lives. In the months since Uganda enacted its "Jail The Gays" law, activists there report a 10-fold increase in dangers ranging from mob justice, assault, kidnapping, eviction and even murder.

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New Vision

Ugandan Catholic Bishops elected to AMECEA committee

Two Ugandan Catholic bishops Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana and Sabino Ocan Odoki of Arua have been elected to the Committee of Bishops .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Star Online

Abuse and poverty are driving children to Uganda's streets

Kids living on the streets in Ugandan towns are forced to eat leftovers and scavenge for things to survive.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: North Wants IDPs Trained to Make Own Money

Leaders from Acholi want the focus of government aid given to the sub-region to change to training them on how they can sustain themselves instead of being 'beggars'.

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Towleroad

Uganda Court Hears Challenge to Anti-gay Law, Could Rule As Early As Tomorrow

The Constitutional Court of Uganda opened arguments today on a challenge to the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act that was passed by the country's parliament late last year and signed by President YoweriMuseveni in February.

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News24

.com | Uganda activists launch bid to overturn anti-gay law

Ugandan activists opened a petition on Wednesday at the constitutional court seeking to overturn tough anti-gay laws that have been condemned by rights groups as draconian.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: CAA Blocks Five More Airlines

Uganda's aviation reputation has been left in tatters, after it emerged that the present airline crisis cuts deeper than Air Uganda.

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New Vision

Ugandans in Netherlands form an association

Ugandan community living in Netherlands has formed an assocaition and elected leaders.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Vision

Legal education in Uganda: the growing need for a research-b......

One of the key skills nurtured within higher education is the ability to read and understand complex academic studies and to make sound judgement over them.

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Daily Monitor

Uganda's population needs to be controlled to make the most of it

Although numbers count for something, Uganda needs to reduce the number of children born per year, in order to provide better services for its people.

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The Times-Picayune

Baton Rouge residents to travel to Uganda, take portraits of villagers for them to keep

Before Baton Rouge resident Nathan Dewberry left on a church trip to Zimbabwe in 2013, he was warned to be careful what -- and who -- he took pictures of between the hours spent doing volunteer work.

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Advocate

Uganda: Program for Male Rape Victims Threatened by Antigay Law

Men of Hope Refugee Association in Uganda is a program of Makerere University Law School's Refugee Law Project that helps men and boys who have been victims of sexual violence to cope and move forward with their lives.

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