In Uganda, Kaweesi’s Murder – High-Stakes Intrigue

In Uganda, Kaweesi’s Murder – High-Stakes Intrigue

  On Friday morning, March 17, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and escort, both policemen, were gunned down several hundred metres from Kaweesi’s home in Kulambiro, Kampala. The murders shocked the country and it became the biggest news story of the year so far. Kaweesi

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Uganda’s veteran president gets nod to run again, faces tough rival

Uganda’s veteran president gets nod to run again, faces tough rival

  Uganda’s veteran President Yoweri Museveni got the formal go-ahead from his party to stand again in elections next year, setting him up for a possible tough confrontation with ally-turned-adversary, former prime minister Amama Mbabazi. Museveni, 71, has already dominated the east African nation for nearly 30 years, with a

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Man dies from Ebola-like Marburg virus in Uganda

Man dies from Ebola-like Marburg virus in Uganda

  A hospital technician has died of the Ebola-like Marburg virus in Kampala, the Ugandan government announced on Sunday. The man, aged 30, died in the Mengo hospital where he worked in the capital of the east African country on September 28, 11 days after falling ill, the authorities said.

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