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March 20, 2018
Mr Amuriat says he has also engaged leaders of other opposition parties which is creating unity to take on the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) as a united ... Property worth millions of shillings was on Monday destroyed after fire gutted about 25 kiosks full of merchandise at Cyanika, a Ugandan border town withÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
Joseph Ocwet, Uganda's director general of External Security Organization, said they want to find out where the funding for terrorists and rebels in the region comes from. He also said the region was facing new and emerging challenges such as cybercrime, money laundering and human trafficking, whichÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
Last week, Uganda experienced a senior changing of the guard as Kale Kayihura was officially replaced as Inspector General of Police. The prominent figure had ... Between 2012 and 2016, the Ugandan Human Rights Commission received over 1,000 allegations of torture related to the police. The AfricanÃâÃÂ ...
March 18, 2018
The two presidents and their entourage were coming from Arusha peace-talks with the RPF rebels. No one in the plane survived. However, since October 1, 1990 when the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) fighters attacked Rwanda at Kagitumba from Uganda; in a "coming home" military option, not only theÃâÃÂ ...
March 17, 2018
Lam Gabriel, SPLA-IO deputy military spokesperson, said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the rebel group does not enroll foreign fighters into its ranks. Lam said the suspect identified as Pastor Jorom Opio is not in the SPLA-IO ranks or files, adding that the group value Uganda's role in hostingÃâÃÂ ...
Columbia Journalism Review
March 16, 2018
Allen was killed in the early hours of August 26, while covering a rebel offensive in the town of Kaya, located near South Sudan's border with Uganda. ... Three days later, he and Gabriel boarded a night bus bound for the northern Ugandan town of Yumbe, just 20 miles from the border with South Sudan.
March 9, 2018
Since the withdrawal of American and Ugandan troops began in April 2017, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has killed 9 civilians and abducted 129 more in ... The LRA dates back to January 1987, when a voodoo priestess, Alice Auma Lakwena, set up a rebel group to fight Uganda's new leader, YoweriÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
A Congo-based Ugandan rebel group is to blame for three attacks on United Nations peacekeepers, including one in December that killed 15 ... Congo and Uganda launched an offensive against the ADF in January that the United Nations warned last month could force nearly 370,000 people from theirÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Friday the special investigation concluded that all three attacks against U.N. peacekeepers "were carried out using a similar modus operandi and that all available evidence points to the ADF as the attacker." The ADF originated in Uganda as a rebel force against theÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
Ugandan military said Wednesday the chief of combat operations of the rebel group, Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), has been killed. Uganda's military spokesperson, Richard Karimere, a brigadier, told Xinhua that Muhammad Kayiira who has been ADF combat operations strategist was killed after hisÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Museveni made the controversial remarks during a speech Monday in the northern Dokolo District of Uganda, blaming locals and other Africans for ... issues due to support for rebels in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo, an ongoing insurgency by the Christian cult Lord's Resistance Army inÃâÃÂ ...
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