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War victims, experts express mixed reactions over ICC sentencing of former Ugandan rebel commander 07 May 2021
The court ruling was screened live from The Hague to various villages in northern Uganda -- where the war took place, and in the capital Kampala ... It doesn't matter how long," said Sarah Kihika Kasande, head of office of the International Center for Transitional Justice in Uganda, in a live television analysis.

Turkey gives aid, food to people with disabilities in Uganda

Anadolu Agency 05 May 2021
Turkey’s ambassador to Uganda on Wednesday donated foodstuffs to people with various forms of disabilities in the capital Kampala ... Besides government projects, there are personal contributions made by the Turkish people through humanitarian organizations operating in Uganda in various sectors.

Feature: Uganda moves to lower air pollution amid rush for development 04 May 2021
KAMPALA, May 3 (Xinhua) -- Here in Uganda's capital, motorcycles, also known as boda bodas, are a common and faster means of transport especially if one wants to beat the heavy traffic during the rush hours ... "It is important to know the extent of air pollution and devise appropriate actions to improve the air quality in our Uganda," it said.

Exiled from Uganda: the Asians searching for meaning

The National 02 May 2021
Forty years have passed since Idi Amin, the violent dictator of Uganda, expelled the Asian community from the country ... Many Asian families had been settled in Uganda for more than 100 years and had made a home and a life there ... Both her parents were born and brought up in Uganda's capital city, Kampala, while she has spent her life in the UK.

UAE’s ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign is a big success

Gulf News 01 May 2021
The Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) has begun dispatching food to Sudan, Lebanon, Jordan, Pakistan, Angola, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Palestine ... This money is now funding food parcels in Ghana, Angola and Uganda where food distribution has also begun.

100 Million Meals campaign: UAE starts distributing food parcels in Ghana, Angola and Uganda

The National 28 Apr 2021
UAE authorities have started distributing food parcels to those in need in Ghana, Angola and Uganda. Food parcels, sufficient to prepare 2.5 million meals, will be distributed to people living in Zongo communities and in slums of Accra, Ghana’s capital ... These will be given to the residents of Luanda, Angola’s capital.

Daniel Kaluuya channels spirit of Black Panthers leader to win Oscar

Urdu Point 26 Apr 2021
"What a man. What a man ... "I am humbled to be nominated for portraying a man whose principles I deeply respect and for guiding me to walk in his footsteps," he added ... - Youth drama beginnings - Kaluuya was born in London and brought up by his mother, a Ugandan immigrant, in a public housing estate in the British capital. His father stayed in Uganda ... ....

Daniel Kaluuya celebrates his Oscars win for Best Supporting Actor with rapper Dave and his ...

The Daily Mail 26 Apr 2021
He triumphed at this year's ceremony with a win for Best Supporting Actor ... He won! Daniel Kaluuya was in high spirits as he celebrated his victory at the 93rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday ... Share ... The Black Mirror star also thanked his family and friends 'from London town to Kampala,' the capital of Uganda where the actor's father is from ... .

Democratic Republic of Congo seeks US$4 billion reparations

Ghana Web 23 Apr 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo is seeking more than $4bn in damages from Uganda, whose military spent five years in conflict in the neighbouring country ... Unfortunately, Uganda has never acted in the same mind.” ... However, Uganda also demanded $4m from the DRC in return for repair works to the Ugandan embassy in the Congolese capital Kinshasa.
photo: AP / Jerome Delay
In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 file photo, security forces gather on election day in Kampala, Uganda.

‘It was a torture chamber’: Ugandans abducted in vicious crackdown

The Guardian 22 Apr 2021
Some victims appear to have done no more than vote for political parties seeking to topple Uganda’s veteran president, 76-year-old Yoweri Museveni ... Yuya Kamya, 53, was woken at 2am on 22 December when armed men broke down the door to his home in Katoogo village, 32km east of Uganda’s capital, Kampala.
photo: U.S. Embassy Khartoum / Alsanosi Ali photo
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, in Khartoum, Sudan

24 Sudan parties reject Israel normalisation deal

Middle East Monitor 13 Apr 2021
Last year, Sudan signed the Abraham Accords to build ties with Israel under US auspices ... OPINION ... The move came months after Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan, met with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Uganda's capital, Kampala ... ....

Uganda, Tanzania sign major pipeline project agreement

Ghana Web 12 Apr 2021
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni signed on Sunday the East African Crude Oil ... The agreement, signed in the Ugandan capital Kampala, paves the way for the construction of a 1,440 km crude oil pipeline from Uganda's Albertine region to the Tanzanian seaport of Tanga.

Tanzania's Delegation in Uganda Ahead of Sunday's Signing of Oil Deal

All Africa 12 Apr 2021
Kampala -- Tanzania's delegation for the Tripartite meeting with Uganda and oil company Total arrived in the country's capital on Friday ahead of Sunday's April 11's signing of the Crude Oil Pipeline between Tanzania and Uganda ....

Uganda’s first oil production now set for early 2025

Ghana Web 12 Apr 2021
Mr Pouyanne described the Uganda oil project as “one of the largest in Africa” with capital requirements of more than $10b and which represent significant social and environmental stakes as the company’s area of operation is partly located in the Murchison Falls National Park.

African civil society representatives sign document recommending postponement of 2nd GERD filling

Egypt Today 12 Apr 2021
CAIRO – 12 April 2021 ...  . The document, including many recommendations, was signed by the participants at the “Nile for Peace” conference held from 5-11 April in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, a statement by Maat read ... The representatives came from countries including Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, DR Congo, Burundi and Morocco ... .