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James Propa

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Simple, ambitious, and crazy. My dream is working for The Stream/ Al jazeera/ CNN/ BBC.
People say am charming. Am not sure. Hit me at jkaliisa@gmail.com, then follow me @jamespropa

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25 February 2014

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New Law Means Gays Face Life in Prison in Uganda

"Can't understand support for #Uganda's #antigaybill! You can't impose your ideas of sexuality on others. No one said you must be gay!"

19 January 2014

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President: Ugandan Soldiers Killed Fighting in South Sudan

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni confirmed that Ugandan troops are fighting alongside South Sudan's President Salva Kiir's troops in the ongoing conflict between government and rebel forces there.

21 December 2013

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Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill Would Jail Gays and Lesbians for Life

The bill would also jail anyone who did not report gay people to authorities.

3 June 2013

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Two Ugandan Newspapers Reopen After Days-Long Closure by Police

Uganda has allowed two newspapers to reopen after an 11-day standoff between the government and the media houses over a controversial letter they had obtained that referred to a plot...

25 May 2013

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Ugandan Police Raid Two Newspapers Over General's Controversial Letter

Ugandan police have shut down two newspapers after they reported on a controversial letter written by the country's intelligence services coordinator to the head of the counter intelligence agency asking...

4 January 2013

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Uganda in 2012: 50 Years of Independence and Africa's Youngest MP

2012 was one of the happiest years in Uganda's history. Sweet memories of 2012 range from Ugandans electing Africa's youngest Member of Parliament to 50 year independence celebrations.

16 October 2012

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Uganda: The Golden Jubilee Gift That Never Was

As Uganda was celebrating 50 years of independence on 9 October 2012, everyone was hoping that qualification for the African Cup of Nations would be the best gift Ugandans would...

10 October 2012

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Uganda Marks 50 Years of Independence

On Tuesday 9 October, 1962, Uganda got its independence from Britain. As the country celebrated its Golden Jubilee recently, Ugandans online have been using Twitter and Facebook to share their...

22 September 2012

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Uganda: Teenage Girl Becomes Africa's Youngest MP

Africa is truly rising and African women are rising with it. Currently, Malawi and Liberia have female presidents. Now Uganda has elected the youngest Member of Parliament in Africa -...

19 September 2012

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What's the Verdict on Uganda@50 Independence Song?

'Yoga Yoga' is the official celebration song for Uganda's 50th year of independence, featuring Ugandan artists such as Esther Nabaasa, Ruyonga, Barbara Kayaga, Hum Kay and Richard Kaweesa. Some netizens...

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