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Despotic African leaders abuse pandemic to silence critical voices

Business Day 28 Feb 2021
Please, please, sorry, NTV please ... I am sorry …,” pleaded Geoffrey Twesigye, a journalist with NTV Uganda, as armed military policemen chased him down and beat him and at least 10 other journalists in Kampala, Uganda’s capital ... .
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Uganda opposition wins Kampala mayor vote

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
In the first-ever significant opposition election victory, Erias Lukwago was declared winner of the polls in Kampala, the capital of Uganda ... However, Mr Lukwago will take on powers in Kampala as the first mayor after last year's Kampala Capital City Act came into force.
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Gay Ugandan asylum seekers 'in danger if sent home'

BBC News 27 Feb 2021
Same-sex liaisons are illegal in Uganda ... Same-sex liaisons are illegal in Uganda ... Godfrey and his friend had already fled the capital, Kampala, and were in the rebel-held territories of northern Uganda ... She was not openly gay back home but she did have a girlfriend, who is still in Uganda.
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WFP welcomes European Union, Ireland, UK and US funding top ups for refugees in Uganda, calls for more donors

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
donors which continuously mobilize resources from their capitals and do all they can to help, knowing that the stakes are high with a refugee population in Uganda comprised of many mothers with young children and fragile livelihoods who suffer when we have to cut rations," said Daloum.
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Uganda CMA Woos Industrialists to List Stocks

All Africa 26 Feb 2021
Uganda's Capital Markets Authority and Uganda Manufacturers Association have signed an agreement to encourage manufacturers to list on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) ....
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

Federal News Radio 26 Feb 2021
Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported ... Doctors in its capital of Manaus were forced last month to choose which patients to treat as oxygen supplies dwindled.
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Feature: Ugandan ghetto youth rids streets of crime through performing arts

Sina 26 Feb 2021
KAMPALA, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Clinton Kibuuka is a performing artist whose talent was nurtured in one of the notorious slums in Uganda's capital city Kampala. Kibuuka, 24, had a tumultuous childhood. He was the sixth child out of the 12 children his parents had ... He would go on the streets with his colleagues to pickpocket ... Enditem. .
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid pandemic

The Post and Courier 25 Feb 2021
Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda's capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported ... Doctors in its capital of Manaus were forced last month to choose which patients to treat as oxygen supplies dwindled ... Uganda, contributed.
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Israel suspends sending its Covid vaccine doses to other countries amid legal scrutiny & defense ...

Russia Today 25 Feb 2021
Israeli media claimed that around 100,000 doses of the US-made Moderna vaccine were handed over to some 20 nations that had in some way backed Israel’s controversial claim of Jerusalem its capital. The list included Honduras, Guatemala, Hungary, Kenya, Uganda, and the Czech Republic, according to reports.
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Amid the Pandemic, Medical Oxygen Is in Critically Short Supply in Africa and Latin America

Time Magazine 25 Feb 2021
Corruption was blamed for defects in a new oxygen plant at a hospital in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported in November ... Doctors in its capital of Manaus were forced last month to choose which patients to treat as oxygen supplies dwindled.
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Bernie Sanders blasts Israel for sending Covid-19 vaccines to allies while ‘Palestinians are still waiting’

Russia Today 25 Feb 2021
“As the occupying power, Israel is responsible for the health of all the people under its control ... I think it absolutely buys goodwill ... The list includes countries such as Honduras, Guatemala, Hungary, Uganda, and the Czech Republic – those which have in some way supported Israel’s claim on Jerusalem as the capital.
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For Israel's allies, road to vaccines runs through Jerusalem

Journal Review 25 Feb 2021
... city of Jerusalem as its capital ... They include Honduras, Guatemala, Hungary, Uganda and the Czech Republic — countries that have recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or expressed interest in opening diplomatic offices there following the Trump administration’s move of the U.S.
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For Israel’s allies, road to vaccines runs through Jerusalem

Artesia Daily Press 25 Feb 2021
... city of Jerusalem as its capital ... They include Honduras, Guatemala, Hungary, Uganda and the Czech Republic — countries that have recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or expressed interest in opening diplomatic offices there following the Trump administration’s move of the U.S.
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