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Stories with place: Uganda
  • UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in Somali capital 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:55 am
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - About 400 Ugandan troops will be deployed to Somalia under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting U.N. staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital, Ugandan military officials said.

  • 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.

  • Crocodile close calls: UK man walks length of Nile 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 11:00 am
  • JUBA, South Sudan - Close calls with crocodiles, a brutal civil war and even the death of a fellow traveler have not deterred a British man from attempting to walk the length of the Nile River.

  • Crocodile close calls: UK man walks length of Nile 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:46 am
  • JUBA, South Sudan - Close calls with crocodiles, a brutal civil war and even the death of a fellow traveler have not deterred a British man from attempting to walk the length of the Nile River.

  • Wails, sobs: Rwanda marks 20 years since genocide 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:49 pm
  • KIGALI, Rwanda - Displaying both pride and pain, Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a devastating 100-day genocide that saw packed churches set on fire and machete-wielding attackers chop down whole families from a demonized minority.

  • 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.

  • US sends more troops, aircraft to search for Kony 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 7:45 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt for fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony, more than doubling the number of American troops and airmen on the ground to 250.

  • Uganda: Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 12:51 pm
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday, a drastic rise from the figure of 19 dead given hours after the boat capsized on Saturday.

  • Expert: Anti-Kony US deployment a 'game changer' 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:42 am
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - The U.S. government's decision to deploy military aircraft and additional troops could be "the decisive game changer" in the hunt for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony, whose notorious group, the Lord's Resistance Army, appears weaker than ever before amid growing defections and the loss of senior commanders, an expert said Monday.