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One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, United Nations says

The World Food Program cut food rations for some refugees amid funding shortages in June. The UN says at least USD 674 million is needed to support South Sudanese refugees in Uganda this year, although only a fifth of that amount has been received.

Ugandan children dying in hunger and HIV: Report

"The hospital has received 232 children, more than half of all the children on HIV medication in the district. They lack food and have been malnourished since the start of this year," said doctor Loyce Akelo

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Congo government says M23 rebel fighters cross over border from Uganda

The M23 rebels were formerly the largest of dozens of armed groups in the country and controlled huge swaths of the country's mining heartland in the east.

15 people killed in Uganda landslides

Bridges were washed away and some 200 homes destroyed in heavy rains that have cut off access to some areas.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon concerned about irregularities in Uganda elections

Neutral observers criticized Uganda's government for using security forces against opposition candidates and supporters.

Uganda's Museveni set to extend 30-year rule, opposition cries foul

Museveni, 71, has presided over strong economic growth, but faces mounting accusations at home and abroad of cracking down on dissent and failing to tackle rampant corruption in the nation of 37 million people.

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30 dead as cholera outbreaks in Uganda, reports WHO

A 'severe humanitarian crisis' is unfolding in Tanzania because an influx of refugees from Burundi is overwhelming health and sanitation facilities in the area

Uganda: Nurse sent to jail over spreading HIV

Namubiru, an HIV positive, was accused of exposing a child to the virus by using a needle that was contaminated with her blood.

On the wrong side

Recent developments in Russia, Nigeria, Uganda — and India — underscore the global divide on homosexuality.

East African trade bloc approves monetary union deal

The East African Community nations aim to harmonise monetary and fiscal policies.

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