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A transport ban in Uganda means women are trapped at home with their abusers

Seconds after Veronica opened her eyes in the hospital, she knew who had put her there. Her body ached; her…

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Ugandans ‘eat locusts’ after they devoured their crops

People in Uganda’s northern district of Kitgum are eating desert locusts that have devoured their crops, according to Uganda Radio…

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Woman sets husband ablaze for coming home late

A Ugandan teacher is recuperating at a hospital in Trans Nzoia County after his wife allegedly set him ablaze for…

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Imam suspended for marrying a man

Mohammed Mutumba, Imam of Kyampisi Masjid Noor mosque in Kayunga District in Uganda has been suspended from his clerical work…

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Woman marries stranger she met in taxi, paid fare for him

Annet Nakabonye, a 28-year-old Ugandan lady was all smiles during her introduction ceremony as she recalled how she met her…

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Africa

Pirates board Norwegian vessel, abduct nine crew members off West Africa

Nine crew members on a Norwegian-owned cargo ship were kidnapped Saturday when a group of pirates stormed the vessel off…

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Uganda plans bill imposing death penalty for gay sex

Uganda announced plans on Thursday for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would…

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Uganda to issue cattle with ‘birth certificates’

The Ugandan government has announced plans to register all farmers and their cattle, including issuing birth certificates for the animals…

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Africa

Kenya tests woman for Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo…

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Ebola outbreak enters ‘truly frightening phase’ as it turns deadly in Uganda

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday…

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Rescue or ransom? American kidnapped in Uganda will meet US ambassador Monday

American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott, kidnapped last week while on an African safari, was scheduled to be turned over Monday…

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Kidnappers demand $500K after American tourist vanishes in Uganda

An American tourist and her driver were kidnapped by gunmen in Uganda, local officials said Wednesday. An elite police unit…

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