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Ugandans doubled the fun at the annual Kampala Twins Festival

Ugandan capital Kampala was gripped by a double feeling of excitement over the weekend as hundreds of twins of all ages trooped to the annual Kampala Twins Festival. Dressed in similar clothing and wearing similar hairstyles, identical and fraternal twins between the ages of 6 months and 86 years old …

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Uganda, Tanzania commence work on construction of $3.5bn oil pipeline

The leaders of Tanzania and Uganda laid a foundation stone on Saturday for the construction of a $3.55 billion crude export pipeline that would pump Ugandan oil for international markets. The 1,445 km-project set for completion by 2020 will stretch from landlocked Uganda’s western region, where crude reserves were discovered …

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Uganda: Heartless Man Pours Acid On Wife For Prolonging Visit To Her Parents Home

A woman is in critical condition after her husband allegedly poured acid on her for delaying to return to their marital home after visiting her ailing grandfather. Mrs Jane Kyazike, 25, was on Friday admitted to Iganga Hospital after her husband, Wilbrod Awor, reportedly stormed her parents’ home in Kakumbi …

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Increase wages or we strike in 30 days, Ugandan judges warn

Ugandan judges have issued the government a 30-day ultimatum to increase their salaries and living conditions or they will embark on a strike action. The judges issued the communique after a meeting over the weekend when they voted overwhelmingly for the strike on August 23 if their demands are not …

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56 people arrested in Uganda for holding illegal meetings

Ugandan police have arrested 56 people for holding illegal assemblies, the police said on Thursday, but an opposition official accused them of cracking down on opponents of a plan by the president to extend his rule. The government said last week it wants to change the constitution to remove the …

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Ugandan Child refugee grows up to become hailed family doctor in Canada

As Sameena Merchant was growing up in Uganda in the 70’s, her parents worked hard to shield her and her brother from the rapidly deteriorating political situation in the country. But in 1972, things took a dramatic turn as former Ugandan President, Idi Amin — one of Africa’s most brutal …

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