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# uganda - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland
# Delta Concerns
# Delta Concerns

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 1:23 PM 85,041 Views 74 Comments

Simon Coveney said it could include longer quarantine periods for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

# uganda - Monday 15 March, 2021

Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine arrested during protest
# Uganda
# Uganda

Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine arrested during protest

Mar 15th 2021, 11:39 AM 6,916 Views 3 Comments

Wine has disputed the official results of January’s presidential election, which he says he won.

# uganda - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election
# Kampala
# Kampala

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election

Jan 19th 2021, 4:29 PM 10,442 Views 6 Comments

Politician and former musician Bobi Wine lost Uganda’s presidential election but his party won at least 56 seats.

# uganda - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Uganda's president extends 35-year rule with disputed election win
# Kampala
# Kampala

Uganda's president extends 35-year rule with disputed election win

Updated Jan 16th 2021, 4:45 PM 28,128 Views 10 Comments

The race was between Uganda’s incumbent and musician turned opposition candidate Bobi Wine.

# uganda - Friday 5 July, 2019

Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals

Jul 5th 2019, 10:25 PM 5,070 Views 1 Comment

The Liverpool forward made the difference to set up a last-eight clash with surprise package Benin.

# uganda - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record
# The Egyptian King
From The42
# The Egyptian King

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record

Jun 30th 2019, 10:34 PM 5,653 Views 3 Comments

Pre-tournament favourites Egypt have booked their place in the knockout stages.

# uganda - Friday 14 June, 2019

Ebola: WHO decides DRC outbreak is not a 'global' health emergency
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

Ebola: WHO decides DRC outbreak is not a 'global' health emergency

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 8:44 PM 19,933 Views 35 Comments

The current Ebola crisis has recorded more than 2,000 cases.

# uganda - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Kanye West's trip to Uganda has given us yet another reason to dislike him
# Uganda
From The Daily Edge
# Uganda

Kanye West's trip to Uganda has given us yet another reason to dislike him

Oct 16th 2018, 2:41 PM 10,668 Views 2 Comments

Kanye gave the President of Uganda a pair of Yeezys.

# uganda - Saturday 13 October, 2018

At least 41 dead in Uganda landslide
# Sume River
# Sume River

At least 41 dead in Uganda landslide

Oct 13th 2018, 7:22 AM 4,608 Views 0 Comments

An unknown number of people remain missing.

# uganda - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Toddler snatched and eaten by leopard in Uganda's national park
# Wildlife Park
# Wildlife Park

Toddler snatched and eaten by leopard in Uganda's national park

May 9th 2018, 8:46 AM 50,329 Views 45 Comments

The child had followed the nanny outdoors.

# uganda - Monday 2 April, 2018

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,791 Views 54 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

# uganda - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor
# New Lives
# New Lives

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor

Mar 31st 2018, 9:15 AM 9,648 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.

# uganda - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Uganda's war widows: The long fight to keep their family lands
# After The War
# After The War

Uganda's war widows: The long fight to keep their family lands

Mar 25th 2018, 9:00 PM 11,244 Views 11 Comments

Women are often discriminated against in land disputes – but things are changing, slowly.

# uganda - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Welcome to Bidi Bidi - the largest refugee settlement in the world
# Uganda
# Uganda

Welcome to Bidi Bidi - the largest refugee settlement in the world

Mar 11th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,360 Views 20 Comments

More people live here than in the whole of Co Galway.

# uganda - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'I would do what it takes to survive': former child soldier tells of his time in Kony's army
# Uganda
# Uganda

'I would do what it takes to survive': former child soldier tells of his time in Kony's army

Mar 6th 2018, 8:15 AM 19,627 Views 20 Comments

Denis Ojara was abducted at 14 years of age to serve in the LRA in Northern Uganda.

# uganda - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

Nov 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,373 Views 16 Comments

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

# uganda - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison
# Redemption
# Redemption

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison

Sep 11th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,747 Views 6 Comments

Inmates at Luzira have access to spiritual seminars and counselling.

# uganda - Friday 25 March, 2016

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda

Mar 25th 2016, 2:54 PM 9,625 Views 6 Comments

Some 95% of people with cancer there will never access treatment such as chemotherapy, radiology or oncology.

# uganda - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Warlord 'told hostages to kill and eat civilians'
# Uganda
# Uganda

Warlord 'told hostages to kill and eat civilians'

Jan 21st 2016, 9:44 PM 27,720 Views 54 Comments

Dominic Ongwen faces 70 charges including war crimes and crimes against humanity.

# uganda - Monday 22 June, 2015

An Irish oil company has agreed to a €220 million tax bill to Uganda
# Uganda Pay Up
# Uganda Pay Up

An Irish oil company has agreed to a €220 million tax bill to Uganda

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:53 AM 12,505 Views 10 Comments

Uganda represents a huge emerging market for oil exploration.

# uganda - Monday 15 June, 2015

"If they're told to win a seat as an MP 'You must sacrifice a child', they'll do it"
# Child Sacrifice
# Child Sacrifice

"If they're told to win a seat as an MP 'You must sacrifice a child', they'll do it"

Jun 15th 2015, 3:30 PM 9,971 Views 34 Comments

“Some of them will be so desperate that if they’re told to win a seat as an MP ‘You must sacrifice a child’, they’ll do it.”

# uganda - Monday 1 June, 2015

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)
# Beacon Of Light
# Beacon Of Light

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)

Jun 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 64,869 Views 115 Comments

We have an awful lot of work to do…

# uganda - Monday 25 May, 2015

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 10:09 AM 39,080 Views 55 Comments

Not AGAIN.

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
From The Daily Edge
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 9:58 AM 11,936 Views 13 Comments

Not AGAIN.

# uganda - Thursday 21 May, 2015

WATCH: Ugandan singer faces 10 years in jail - for a music video
# Censored
# Censored

WATCH: Ugandan singer faces 10 years in jail - for a music video

May 21st 2015, 11:31 PM 29,859 Views 34 Comments

“My rights have been trampled upon, my freedom of expression has been trampled upon.”

# uganda - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries
# Finding A Cure
# Finding A Cure

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 6,429 Views 3 Comments

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

# uganda - Thursday 10 July, 2014

African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group
# Illegal Trade
# Illegal Trade

African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group

Jul 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,702 Views 9 Comments

CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.

# uganda - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV

Jun 18th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,254 Views 31 Comments

The simple device – two plastic rings and an elastic band – cuts off blood supply to the foreskin, which then shrivels and is removed with the band after a week.

# uganda - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Opinion: I was a vulnerable girl when I came to Ireland, and I’m forever grateful to the loving friends I met
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: I was a vulnerable girl when I came to Ireland, and I’m forever grateful to the loving friends I met

May 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 663 Views 21 Comments

As an orphan in Uganda, I was faced with a lot of challenges growing up. But when I moved to Ireland my life changed: I felt safe.

Case Study: Being a gay woman in DRC and facing fears of 'punitive' rape
# Case Study
# Case Study

Case Study: Being a gay woman in DRC and facing fears of 'punitive' rape

May 24th 2014, 9:15 AM 12,579 Views 35 Comments

“One day, in 2007, I was surrounded by boys who told me they were going to rape me to give me a taste for men, that whatever I did I was still a woman.”

# uganda - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village
# Aids
# Aids

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

Apr 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,185 Views 25 Comments

The going rate for sex in Kasensero is as little as €1.50.

# uganda - Monday 7 April, 2014

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on
# Burundi
# Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Apr 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,185 Views 7 Comments

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# uganda - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights
# Silencing Dissent
# Silencing Dissent

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

Mar 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 34 Views 22 Comments

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# uganda - Monday 10 March, 2014

Telecom giant Orange pull ads from Ugandan tabloid that outs LGBT people
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Telecom giant Orange pull ads from Ugandan tabloid that outs LGBT people

Mar 10th 2014, 11:41 AM 12,257 Views 227 Comments

Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Law subjects all gays and lesbians to life imprisonment.

# uganda - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Not appropriate' to cut Irish aid to Uganda over anti-gay laws
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

'Not appropriate' to cut Irish aid to Uganda over anti-gay laws

Mar 6th 2014, 1:40 PM 7,814 Views 68 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has argued that aid to the country is going to directly assist some of the poorest people in the world and that it’s a matter of educating people.

# uganda - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 'top' gay people
# Uganda
# Uganda

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 'top' gay people

Feb 25th 2014, 12:21 PM 18,406 Views 114 Comments

The Red Pepper tabloid published the list the day after a bill criminalising homosexuality was enacted.

# uganda - Monday 24 February, 2014

"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law

Feb 24th 2014, 1:59 PM 10,807 Views 106 Comments

The news has been condemned by Amnesty International, which described it as a “step backwards”.

# uganda - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda

Feb 18th 2014, 5:48 PM 8,984 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, Uganda’s government has defended its decision to push through the controversial laws.

# uganda - Monday 27 January, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland give aid to countries that deny gay rights?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland give aid to countries that deny gay rights?

Jan 27th 2014, 9:18 AM 11,077 Views 147 Comments

We’ve given generously to countries that have outlawed homosexuality. But should aid ever come with conditions attached?

# uganda - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jan 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 77 Views 63 Comments

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

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