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By Tajuddin
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Jul 22nd, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Thursday said over 10,000 people from the troubled South Sudan have fled into neigbouring Uganda in the last two days. In a statement issued here, UNCHR said a total of 7,000 and 3,200 refugees from South Sud...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ugandan military announced Thursday that armed gunmen attacked its troops on evacuation mission of the country’s citizens trapped in resurgence of fighting between two South Sudan rival army factions in the capital, Juba Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, spo...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 1st, 2016
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Kampala,Uganda (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Twenty nine-year-old photographer Abubaker Lubowa was excited when he was assigned to cover the campaign of opposition leader Kizza Besigye. He told CPJ he did not anticipate that the assignment would mean he would make the news almost as often as he covered it. O...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The government of Uganda said on Friday it will stop sending housemaids to Saudi Arabia, eclipsing a deal between the two nations to ship workers to the wealthy Gulf nation amid complaints of poor conditions and mistreatment. The ban will remain until...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 14th, 2014
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Kampala (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Ugandan police have arrested 19 people in connection with a foiled attack in central Kampala that the United States has said was hatched by Somali militants Al Shabaab. Fred Enanga, a spokesman for Ugandan police, declined to provide additional details about the indi...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 13th, 2014
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Kampala (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Ugandan security forces stopped a cell of Somalia’s Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents apparently “planning for an imminent attack,” the US embassy said on Saturday (Sep 13). Arrests were made, police said, in raids two weeks after Ugandan troops, fightin...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 9th, 2014
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Kampala (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The U.S. Embassy in Kampala has issued an alert to its citizens warning of the possibility of retaliatory attacks in Uganda by al-Shabaab in response to the U.S. and Ugandan military actions in Somalia last week which killed Al Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane. The warnings two...