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16 Nov
At least 74 people were killed and dozens more were injured on Sunday after bombs ripped through two restaurants in the Ugandan capital of Kampala. Police said the bombs were targeting football fans who had gathered to watch the World Cup final.
26 Sep
The prevalence of hearing impairment in adults is almost 12%, and 10% in children, the Kampala Audiology and Speech Centre says. Specialists want the government to make surgery available to poor families. Some Ugandans will blame witchcraft rather than seeking proper treatment.
9 Sep
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni condemned this week's coup d’état in Guinea, describing it as "a step backwards". The Ugandan president said the coup leaders should face sanctions and "get out". Museveni also discussed several other security topics concerning Africa, as well as the Afghan crisis.
7 Sep
Shamim Mwanaisha was bitten by the coding bug while helping her son, a young pilot, with his lessons. She went on to start the Supersonic Aviators club in her home to help children, especially girls, develop their interests in aviation, astronomy, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Mwanaisha has taken the club's activities online to work around Uganda's strict COVID lockdown.
4 Sep
With gender-based violence on the rise in Uganda's capital Kampala, and public safety resources overstretched, a Ugandan startup has developed an inconspicuous device to call for help when in danger.
30 Aug
Queer activists in Kampala are using sustainable agriculture to survive crisis and social exclusion.
27 Aug
Afghan evacuees arrive at the Entebbe International Airport, in Entebbe, Uganda. A flight carrying Afghan evacuees fleeing the Taliban takeover of their country touched down early Wednesday in Uganda where they will be given temporary refuge, government officials said.
26 Aug
The first batch of Afghan evacuees fleeing the Taliban takeover has arrived in Uganda. They will receive temporary refuge before relocating to the US. Some Ugandans, however, are concerned about their country's security.
24 Aug
The Executive Director of Uganda's most prominent rights organisation Chapter Four, and the Chairperson of the Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy (CCEDU), react to the Ugandan government's decision to close down 54 civil society groups. The shutdown was ordered "with immediate effect", the National Bureau for NGOs, part of the ministry of internal affairs, said in a statement.
22 Aug
Tonight, Uganga weighs up the United State's request that they take in refugees fleeing Afghanistan, Tunisia accelerates its vaccination campaign and we look at the Central African Republic's seasonal delicacy.
18 Aug
Tonight, Uganga weighs up the United State's request that they take in refugees fleeing Afghanistan, Tunisia accelerates its vaccination campaign and we look at the Central African Republic's seasonal delicacy.
2 Jul
Demand for refilling oxygen cylinders has increased dramatically due to the Covid pandemic in Uganda. The Roofings plant, previously refilled around 50 cylinders of oxygen per day, but now refills almost 400 cylinders a day.

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