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They came in plainclothes with guns: ‘Abducted’ by Uganda’s army

Al Jazeera 03 Mar 2021
But in Uganda politics had a way of catching you ... a minivan, of the type known in Uganda as a “drone”, which pulled up on the other side of the road ... But in Uganda, the “drone” has a sinister reputation. Chris Atukwasize, a cartoonist at the Daily Monitor newspaper, dubbed it the #WheelsOfSteal and rendered it as a skull.
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Congo Kinshasa discusses criminalising gays

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
But the debate climate in Congo is much calmer than in neighbouring Uganda. According to reports in the government-close Kinshasa newspaper 'La République', Congolese MP Ejiba Yamapia is currently gathering support for a bill formulated by him that would forbid certain "unnatural sexual practices," including same-sex relations.
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

Federal News Radio 26 Feb 2021
He died anyway, and relatives and friends blame the oxygen shortage, the Premium Times newspaper reported ... Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported ... death,” the newspaper said.
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Amid the Pandemic, Medical Oxygen Is in Critically Short Supply in Africa and Latin America

Time Magazine 25 Feb 2021
He died anyway, and relatives and friends blame the oxygen shortage, the online newspaper Premium Times reported ... Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported in November.
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid pandemic

The Post and Courier 25 Feb 2021
He died anyway, and relatives and friends blame the oxygen shortage, the Premium Times newspaper reported ... Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda's capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported ... to death," the newspaper said.
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid Covid-19 crisis

Hindustan Times 25 Feb 2021
He died anyway, and relatives and friends blame the oxygen shortage, the Premium Times newspaper reported ... Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda's capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported ... to death,” the newspaper said.
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid COVID-19

New York Post 25 Feb 2021
He died anyway and relatives and friends blame the oxygen shortage, the Premium Times newspaper reported ... Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported ... to death,” the newspaper said.
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Uganda's Bobi Wine Withdraws Court Case Disputing Presidential Election Results - Reports

Urdu Point 22 Feb 2021
Owiny Dollo's court," he said, as reported by Uganda's Daily Monitor newspaper ... The ruling National Resistance Movement threatened to force Bobi Wine to pay legal expenses incurred during the short-lived court case, something his lawyer said he was willing to do, the newspaper reported ... ....
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Little vials, big crime: Covid-19 and organised crime

Business Day 11 Feb 2021
As police spokesperson Fred Enanga told Uganda’s News Vision newspaper, the pair visited a number of families "telling them that they had discovered a vaccine for the coronavirus disease". Understandably, the families bought the "vaccine" ... After opening a "lot of boxes", an officer called Sahpra for assistance ... .
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More than 30 People Killed in Multi-Vehicle Accident in Uganda

Voa News 03 Feb 2021
Five vehicles crashed on a highway in western Uganda Tuesday night, ... Uganda’s Daily Monitor newspaper spoke with one witness who also described the crash as a chain reaction accident.
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Despite election loss, Uganda's Bobi Wine wins growing power

Beaumont Enterprise 19 Jan 2021
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from last week's disputed election as the country's most powerful opposition leader after his party won the most seats of any opposition group in the national assembly ... He has dented the narrative in Uganda that to be a national leader you ....
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Despite election loss, Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power

Federal News Radio 19 Jan 2021
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from last week’s disputed election as the country’s most powerful opposition leader after his party won the most seats of any opposition group in the national assembly ... ambassador to Uganda ...
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Internet access cut, social media banned during Uganda elections

CPJ 14 Jan 2021
Kyle Spencer, who operates Uganda’s internet exchange point, which routes internet traffic in the country, posted on Twitter and told CPJ in a phone interview that domestic internet traffic in the country fell by 95 percent as a result of the government’s orders. Voters in Uganda ...
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Remember Trump’s first impeachment while covering his second

Columbia Journalism Review 13 Jan 2021
Amid the pandemic and ahead of elections this week, newspapers in Uganda have been struggling to survive; Apophia Agiresaasi, of Global Press Journal, reports that roughly twenty-five papers have shuttered, at least temporarily, due to dwindling newsstand sales, while others have cut staff.
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Idi Amin challenged my dad to a wrestling match – then chickened out

The Observer 25 Dec 2020
He was a soldier, a rebel and one of Uganda’s most famous sportsmen ... SamsonSunlight’ Okiror during a training session with children, in Uganda in the 1970s ... In 1977 the Voice of Uganda newspaper called “Sunlight” Okiror the country’s greatest athlete ... The visitors are due to come, we people of Uganda must prepare to welcome them.
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