the republic logo
rss feed
Stories with place: Kampala
  • In Uganda, a nurse is accused of spreading HIV 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:44 pm
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - Goaded by journalists who wanted a clear view of her face, the Ugandan nurse looked dazed and on the verge of tears. The Ugandan press had dubbed her "the killer nurse," after the HIV-infected medical worker was accused of deliberately injecting her blood into a two-year-old patient.

  • Uganda: Police raid US project that assisted gays 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:59 pm
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - Ugandan police raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to homosexuals, a government spokesman said Friday, in what appeared to be the first public action by police to enforce a new law that strengthened criminal penalties against gay sex.

  • Kenya, Uganda on alert for possible terror attacks 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 12:55 pm
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - Security agencies in two East African countries are on alert for possible terror attacks from Somali extremists who have vowed to avenge the presence of African Union troops in Somalia, officials said Wednesday.