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Uganda: Country in East-central Africa
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. The country is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. It has a population of around 46 million, of which 8.5 million live in the capital and largest city of Kampala.

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Ugandan authorities remain vigilant as last Ebola patient discharged [Video]

Ugandan authorities remain vigilant as last Ebola patient discharged

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TotalEnergies face NGOs lawsuit over Uganda oil project [Video]

TotalEnergies face NGOs lawsuit over Uganda oil project

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Meet the young Ugandan dance group taking the world by storm [Video]

Meet the young Ugandan dance group taking the world by storm

"When you dance, you forget that you didn't eat. When you dance, you forget that you have lost someone. You forget everything. You focus on dance."

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11 killed in fire at School for the blind in Central Uganda , cause unknown| Oneindia news [Video]

11 killed in fire at School for the blind in Central Uganda , cause unknown| Oneindia news

Eleven people have been killed in a blaze that tore through a school for the blind in central Uganda in the early hours of Tuesday, police said. #Uganda #11killed #blindschool

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Media groups ask Uganda's top court to scrap law over free speech fears [Video]

Media groups ask Uganda's top court to scrap law over free speech fears

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England 53-45 Uganda: Roses secure series victory in London

England secure a series win over Uganda with 53-45 win in game two of the three-game series in London.
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Great North Run 2022: Tributes paid to Queen before Jacob Kiplimo and Hellen Obiri win races

Tributes are paid to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Great North Run before Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo and Kenya's Hellen Obiri win the elite men's and women's races.
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Commonwealth Games 2022: England into semi-finals after beating Uganda

Watch some of the best plays as England beat Uganda to confirm their place in the semi-finals after topping Pool B in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Ugandan Victor Kiplangat recovers after going wrong way in marathon

Watch as Uganda's Victor Kiplangat recovers from going the wrong way on the course to win gold in the men's marathon on day two of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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World Athletics Championships: Ethiophian Joshua Cheptegei defends men's 10,000m title

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei wins gold in the men's 10,000m at the World Athletics Championships.
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At least 20 killed, including seven children, in Uganda bus crash

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Twenty people have died after a bus crashed in western Uganda, police have said.
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Delhi: Ugandan woman held with 91 ingested cocaine capsules worth Rs 14 crores at IGI airport

Due to her strange behaviour, the suspicion of the officers increased and the officers stopped her from exiting the airport.
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Tokyo Olympics: Uganda's Peruth Chemutai wins the women's 3,000m steeplechase

Watch as Uganda's Peruth Chemutai pips Courtney Frerichs of the US in the women's 3000m steeplechase in a national record of 9:01.45.
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Tokyo Olympics: Ethiopia's Selemon Barega win the men's 10,000m

Ethiopia's Selemon Barega wins the tightly-contested men's 10,000m with a time of 27 minutes 43.22 seconds, Ugandan's Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo take silver and bronze respectively.
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Ugandan athlete reported missing in Japan after skipping COVID test ahead of Tokyo Olympics

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An Olympic athlete from Uganda has been reported missing from their hotel in Japan after missing a coronavirus test.
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Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid in Japan

The Ugandan was part of a nine-member squad which were fully vaccinated, reports say.
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Ugandan former child soldier turned rebel commander jailed for 25 years for war crimes

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A former Ugandan child soldier who became a rebel commander has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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Former Kony commander found guilty of war crimes in Uganda

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A former Ugandan child soldier who became one of Joseph Kony's deputies has been convicted of dozens of crimes, including sexual enslavement and the killings of babies.
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Ugandan court orders military and police to leave Bobi Wine's property

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A Ugandan court has ordered the military and police to stop surrounding the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine, who says he has been held under house arrest since the country's presidential elections.
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'Help us': Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine 'made prisoner in his own home'

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After contentious election, Ugandans needed answers but opposition could not provide any

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We were expecting a cacophony of noise after the Ugandan Election Commission declared the result in a presidential poll that was both contentious and shockingly violent.
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Incumbent Yoweri Museveni declared winner of Uganda presidential election

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Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of the Uganda presidential election with 58.64% of the total votes, according to the country's electoral commission.
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Are armed government troops using intimidation tactics in Uganda?

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Internet cut off as polls close in Uganda election - with reggae singer taking on president twice his age

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How Uganda’s election has been stacked against the pop star who would be president

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Uganda turns off all social media amid fears of protests ahead of presidential election

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How an ex-pop star could finally threaten the 'big man syndrome' of African politics

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The pop star, the presidency, and how politics in Uganda can be a dangerous business

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India gifts troop carriers to Ugandan defence forces

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Uganda will hold a presidential election between Jan. 10 and Feb. 8, 2021, authorities said on Tuesday, introducing restrictions it said were aimed at slowing the spread of the new coronavirus.
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Uganda health workers say they lack vital equipment to fight COVID-19

Ugandan medical workers say they lack adequate supplies of personal protective equipment for tackling COVID-19 and the risk of infection is making some reluctant to treat patients.
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Uganda to lose $1.6 billion in tourism earnings as a result of COVID-19

Uganda will lose $1.6 billion a year in earnings from tourism as visitors stay away due to the impact of the coronavirus, President Yoweri Museveni said.
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Forty villagers killed in massacre in northeast Congo

Suspected Islamist militants have killed at least 40 people in northeastern Congo, a rights group said on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks against civilians in the mountainous jungles near..
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Uganda detains prominent academic protesting coronavirus lockdown

Ugandan police on Monday arrested prominent academic Stella Nyanzi, a vocal critic of President Yoweri Museveni, for allegedly inciting violence as she protested against lockdown measures to curb the..
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"Madness" to hold Uganda vote if virus persists: Museveni

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Kenya and Uganda were hit by power blackouts on Saturday, and Kenya Power said the outage on its grid was caused by a fault on a high voltage line but that it had restored supply to most parts of the..
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Kenya and Uganda were hit by a power blackout on Saturday, and Kenya Power said the outage on Kenya's grid was caused by a fault on a high voltage line.
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