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Turkish bikers start touring Uganda

Anadolu Agency 24 Jul 2021
The Turkish Embassy in Uganda hosted a group of Turkish ... One of the riders, Sarper Sesli, told Anadolu Agency in the capital Kampala that his experience in Uganda was very pleasant as that it was a country of friendly people.

My uncle died of Covid-19 before he could get a vaccine in Kenya, and I ...

CNN 21 Jul 2021
The dreaded call could come at any time. Covid-19 ... I had just finished filming at a crammed ICU treating critical Covid-19 patients in Uganda's capital of Kampala last month when I learned that my uncle Justus had himself died of the virus across the border in Kenya ... People wait for buses at a bus station in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, on July 1 ... .

Millions of African Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha at home under lockdown

Anadolu Agency 20 Jul 2021
"We prayed at home and are enjoying our Eid in the house," Shukuru Ruyondo, a Muslim professional living in the Rwandan capital Kigali, told Anadolu Agency in a virtual interview ... "I followed Eid prayers on TV live from Makkah and although our mosques are closed here in Uganda.

Missing Ugandan weightlifter reportedly spotted in Nagoya after leaving Tokyo 2020 camp

Inside The Games 19 Jul 2021
Officials had discovered a note left by Ssekitoleko which said "I want to live in Japan because my life in Uganda is difficult". Nagoya is the prefectural capital of Aichi ... A member of Uganda's rugby sevens team also went missing last month in Monaco, after the team competed at the final Olympic qualification tournament ... .

Dispatches from the grassroots: Farmerama and the new wave of food media

The Observer 18 Jul 2021
The trio behind the award-winning podcast, Farmerama Radio, have spent a lot of the past year thinking about coronavirus ... “How do we do it?” says Revell ... This used to entail spending time on the ground reporting, but since the pandemic, the magazine has worked with guest curators, the latest being based in Uganda’s capital, Kampala ... .

African countries commemorate July 15 coup in solidarity with Turkey

Anadolu Agency 15 Jul 2021
Sources have indicated that a private hospital in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, that has been in service since 2019, is run by s FETO fugitive who fled Turkey after the coup attempt and whose assets were allegedly frozen in Turkey. A lesser FETO affiliated private hospital is said to be operating in eastern Uganda.

A nexus approach to water, energy and food security crucial - African cities urged

Ghana Web 14 Jul 2021
The project is led by CSIR Water Research Institute in partnership with a number of researchers from a various organization’s in Ghana,(Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority, Elite Consult), (Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda), (Texas A&M Agrilife Research, College ...

Ugandan police search for co-ordinator behind assassination attempt on Katumba

Independent online (SA) 13 Jul 2021
The Uganda Police Force (UPF) is on the hunt for the alleged co-ordinator of domestic terror incidents, including the attempted assassination of the Minister of Works and Transport in June ... The UPF tracked and arrested Kanaabe in Luwero District, roughly 66km north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

‘I was afraid I was going to die’: Kenyan survivor of ‘conversion therapy’

Open Democracy 12 Jul 2021
Survivors of anti-LGBT ‘treatments’ in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda describe effects on their mental health, family relations and general well-being ... “It got beyond overwhelming,” said a lesbian woman from Uganda, who said that she had also been subjected to electric shocks as part of anti-LGBT conversion therapy at a clinic in the capital, Kampala.

Uganda: Kampala's Covid Hotspots

All Africa 12 Jul 2021
Five of every 10 people who have contracted Covid-19 in Uganda are from the country's administrative, commercial and political capital, Kampala ....

Uganda's street children eye the Olympics with new gymnastics club

France24 11 Jul 2021
A vacant lot in the outskirts of Uganda's capital Kampala is ...

Coach Mustafa's Olympic dream: Ugandan street children form gymnastics club

The Observers 09 Jul 2021
A vacant lot in the outskirts of Uganda's capital Kampala is now the home of the Kataka Gymnastics Club, a team of children eager to become champion athletes ... In just two months, the children of the Kataka Gymnastics Club in Katwe, Uganda, have mastered backflips, cartwheels and vaults ... .

Ugandan campaigners vow to keep on fighting for Bugoma forest

Al Jazeera 09 Jul 2021
Hoima, Uganda – Bagyenda Anatole walked briskly under the thinning canopy cover in Bugoma Central Forest Reserve ... Located 250 kilometres (155 miles) northwest of Uganda’s capital, Kampala, Bugoma Forest covers more than 400 square kilometres ... Uganda’s bar association, a body tasked ...

The World’s Youngest Country Wants to Build a New Capital in a Former Rhino Sanctuary

Vice 09 Jul 2021
The world’s newest country won its independence a decade ago following more than 50 years of internal conflict and rebellion against leaders in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, to the north ... it plans to build for itself a brand new capital city, entirely from scratch in an area of swampland formerly used as a rhino sanctuary.
photo: AP / Ben Curtis, File
A person wears a mask as Kenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality and in solidarity with their counterparts there, outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya

East Africa’s ‘lucrative’ conversion therapy industry

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Jul 2021
One lesbian woman from Uganda said she was subjected to electric shocks as part of the ‘therapy’ she underwent at a clinic in Kampala ... “It got beyond overwhelming,” said a lesbian woman from Uganda, who said that she had also been subjected to electric shocks as part of anti-LGBT conversion therapy at a clinic in the capital, Kampala ... Uganda.