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News Uganda: Uganda in must-win tie against Ethiopia

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Uganda in must-win tie against Ethiopia
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/Sports/Soccer/Uganda-in-must-win-tie-against-Ethiopia/690266-5353966-kpyah6z/index.html

In Hasifah Nassuna, Uganda has a player that has made a habit of scoring against the Ethiopians – just that her goals have never put Crested Cranes on the winning side of these encounters. That is why ...

News Uganda: Uganda's innovation push is driving its development: Prime Minister

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Uganda's innovation push is driving its development: Prime Minister
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/Ugandas_innovation_push_is_driving_its_development_Prime_Minister-ZAWYA20191119100931/

H.E. Ruhakana Ruganda discusses Uganda's ongoing efforts to foster innovation and scale up infrastructure development at the Global Business Forum Africa 2019 in Dubai Dubai, UAE: Uganda is using ...

News Uganda: Afcon Qualifiers: Uganda 2-0 Malawi - McKinstry wins his first home game

Published on: Sunday 17 November 2019
Afcon Qualifiers: Uganda 2-0 Malawi - McKinstry wins his first home game
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/afcon-qualifiers-uganda-2-0-152339261.html

Uganda picked up their first Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) 2021 Group B win after defeating Malawi 2-1 at Mandela National Stadium in Namboole on Sunday. Goals from Emmanuel Okwi and Fahad Bayo were ...

News Uganda: Horrible accident leaves mom fighting for her future while adopting sons in Uganda

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Horrible accident leaves mom fighting for her future while adopting sons in Uganda
News source: https://6abc.com/horrible-accident-leaves-mom-fighting-for-her-future/5705113/

"I don't even remember the accident," Laura said. Together since the ninth grade, Bryan and Laura always knew adoption was in their plans. In 2014 they adopted Elijah from the Amani Baby Cottage in ...

News Uganda: Uganda and DRC to Improve Infrastructure to Ease Business

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
Uganda and DRC to Improve Infrastructure to Ease Business
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/uganda-and-drc-improve-infrastructure-ease-business

ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo sign agreements to work on key road networks within 24 months, connecting the two countries to ease business. However, security concerns ...

News Uganda: Uganda to revamp ageing rail network - without China's help

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Uganda to revamp ageing rail network - without China's help
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/11/08/uganda-to-revamp-ageing-rail-network-wit?videoId=622879041

Uganda is set to start a phased rehabilitation of its century-old railway without help from China after it failed to secure crucial funding. Lauren Anthony reports. Uganda is set to start a phased ...

News Uganda: Uganda’s eco-feminists are taking on mining and plantation industries

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Uganda’s eco-feminists are taking on mining and plantation industries
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/10/ugandas-eco-feminists-are-taking-on-mining-and-plantation-industries/

Like other protected areas in Uganda, Bugoma Forest has been threatened by encroachment for decades; now up to a fifth of what remains could be cleared to plant sugar cane. Women, generally ...

News Uganda: Green Groups Ask French Court to Order Total to Disclose Environmental Steps in Uganda

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Green Groups Ask French Court to Order Total to Disclose Environmental Steps in Uganda
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/23/business/23reuters-total-uganda-lawsuit.html

Six French and Ugandan campaign groups have asked a French court to order energy major Total to disclose how it is addressing the human and environmental impact of a Ugandan oil field, green group Friends of the Earth said on Wednesday.

News Uganda: Asylum seeker beaten and raped for being gay in Uganda could be sent back by Trump administration

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Asylum seeker beaten and raped for being gay in Uganda could be sent back by Trump administration
News source: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2019/10/21/woman-beaten-raped-gay-uganda-trump-administration-denied-asylum/

A woman who was beaten and raped for being a lesbian in Uganda could be sent back to her home country by the Trump administration. The woman – who has not been named publicly – knew she was gay when ...

News Uganda: Second Rwanda, Uganda Meeting Fails to Take Off

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Second Rwanda, Uganda Meeting Fails to Take Off
News source: https://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00070530.html

The meetings are meant to fast-track the implementation of an agreement signed in August by both President Paul Kagame and President Yoweri Museveni in Angola, to end the two-year long hostilities between the neighbours. Rwandan officials say they had not been contacted by their Ugandan counterparts for the second bilateral meeting.

News Uganda: 'They paid a guy to kill me': health workers fight homophobia in Uganda

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
'They paid a guy to kill me': health workers fight homophobia in Uganda
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/21/they-paid-a-guy-to-kill-me-health-workers-fight-homophobia-in-uganda

Maria Nantale, centre, at an outreach event hosted by the Aids Support Organisation, a health services group, and Uganda’s Eastern Region Women’s Empowerment Organisation. Photograph: Jake Naughton ...

News Uganda: Why Uganda’s English language policy is failing rural children

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Why Uganda’s English language policy is failing rural children
News source: http://theconversation.com/why-ugandas-english-language-policy-is-failing-rural-children-124823

He is affiliated with Makerere University and Stellenbosch University. Uganda’s language policy requires that rural schools should choose a dominant local language to use as the language of ...

News Uganda: Uganda football chief suspended for two months by Fifa

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Uganda football chief suspended for two months by Fifa
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/50008161

Moses Magogo has been suspended from football for two months Uganda FA (Fufa) president Moses Magogo has been suspended from all football-related activity for two months and fined $10,000 by Fifa for ...

News Uganda: Uganda announces bill punishing gay sex with death penalty

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Uganda announces bill punishing gay sex with death penalty
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/uganda-announces-bill-punishing-gay-sex-with-death-penalty

Uganda's government said Thursday it would revive a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals who are "involved in promotion and recruitment" in the East African nation. “Homosexuality ...

News Uganda: Yom Kippur In Uganda: An Easier Fast This Year

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Yom Kippur In Uganda: An Easier Fast This Year
News source: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/10/08/768007748/yom-kippur-in-uganda-an-easier-fast-this-year

Before Yom Kippur begins at sundown Tuesday, members of Uganda's Namutumba Synagogue will sit down to a festive meal to prepare themselves physically and spiritually for the Day of Atonement. This ...

News Uganda: UPDATE 1-Uganda plans bill imposing death penalty for gay sex

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
UPDATE 1-Uganda plans bill imposing death penalty for gay sex
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/1-uganda-plans-bill-imposing-113450127.html

Uganda announced plans on Thursday for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would curb a rise in unnatural sex in the east African nation. The bill - colloquially known as "Kill the Gays" in Uganda - was nullified five years ago on a technicality

News Uganda: Johnny McKinstry: Lisburn man makes history by becoming new manager of Uganda

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Johnny McKinstry: Lisburn man makes history by becoming new manager of Uganda
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49876380

Johnny McKinstry has been appointed as the new head coach of Uganda, becoming the first Northern Irishman to take charge of three national sides. The Lisburn man, 34, had been manager of Bangladesh ...

News Uganda: Uganda appoint McKinstry as new Cranes coach

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Uganda appoint McKinstry as new Cranes coach
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49880238

Johnny McKinstry has signed a three-year contract to take over Uganda's Cranes. Uganda have appointed Northern Irishman Johnny McKinstry as their coach for the next three years. The 34-year-old ...