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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Uganda

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Uganda: "Lots of people don't really understand what Ebola is"
What is it like to be on the frontline of fighting the Ugandan Ebola outbreak? A Médecins Sans Frontières emergency coordinator explains.
Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony
The US Secretary General was also focused on preserving a fragile peace between Sudan and South Sudan on her two day agenda of talks in East Africa.
Government to fund hospital's HIV outreach programme in Kenya
On his tour of Africa, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore announces €50,000 in funding for a hospital which also offers paediatric heart surgery.
14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009
Nine of the fourteen deaths occurred in a single household in Uganda.
Government commits €50k to rehabilitate former child soldiers
The Minister of State Joe Costello announced the funding on a visit to Sierra Leone yesterday.
LRA commander captured by Ugandan soldiers
Ugandan officials say Caesar Acellam was one of Joseph Kony’s top strategists in the LRA.
Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support
Ugandan officials have repeated past claims that rebel leader Joseph Kony has been receiving support from the Sudanese government.
Department says it received two emails in relation to 'Kony 2012' campaign
The campaign to bring the alleged Ugandan warlord to justice was not the subject of any mass lobbying in Ireland.
EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"
Catherine Ashton declares the EU’s support for a Joint Operations Centre to combat the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Makers of Kony video ‘spied for Ugandan government’ – WikiLeaks
A US embassy cable published by WikiLeaks suggests a former child soldier was arrested after an Invisible Children tip-off.
Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today
The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.
Tánaiste is 'greatly concerned' that Joseph Kony remains at large
The African Union has said it will step up the hunt for the Ugandan rebel leader and his men.
'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation
Jason Russell’s wife says that he “did some irrational things brought on by extreme exhaustion and dehydration”.
Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits
Critics have suggested an ulterior motive for Jason Russell’s campaign to bring alleged war criminal Joseph Kony to justice through a viral video campaign.
Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'
A viral video has sparked a campaign to bring the Ugandan leader to the International Criminal Court but concerns have been raised about the charity behind the attempt.
Controversial anti-gay bill reintroduced to Ugandan parliament
The bill’s progress slowed after international outcry over the bill which carries severe penalties for homosexual acts.
Cameron threatens to cut aid to 'anti-gay' countries
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he want to see countries which receive aid “adhering to proper human rights”.
24 confirmed dead in Uganda landslide
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our daily wrap-up of news and developments – today including a pretty unusual health experiment in Sweden…
Uganda delays anti-gay bill amid international outcry
A bill that would propose the death penalty for some gays is shelved – but could be set for discussion again on Friday.
"I said COME HERE"...Chimps use 66 distinct gestures to communicate
Researchers in Scotland studied hours of footage of wild Ugandan chimpanzees and identified a wide repertoire of gestures. Previous studies indicated 30 gestures.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.
Riots sweep across Uganda killing two as police fire tear gas at opposition leader
Protesters have called for an Egyptian-style uprising against the president who has been in power for a quarter of a century.
More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting
African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.
Irishman elected as district council leader in Uganda
An Armagh native has become the first foreigner to ever be elected to political office in Uganda.
Ugandan gay rights activist killed after name published in tabloid hitlist
David Kato had successfully sued the local newspaper which published his name, address and photograph beside a headline which read: ‘Hang Them’.
Unexploded bomb discovered in Uganda
Four arrested in investigation into Sunday’s bombing.
Irishwoman killed in Uganda blast is named