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Rosebell Kagumire

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19 January 2012

Uganda: Controversy Over King of Buganda's Child Out of Wedlock

On Tuesday January 17, 2012 the Buganda kingdom in Uganda announced the birth of a second son of their King (Kabaka), Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. The announcement has sparked controversy...

14 October 2011

Uganda: Heartbroken Ugandans Discuss Failure to Make a Comeback to Continental Tournament

Next year’s African Cup of Nations will be missing many giants in African soccer like Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Cameroon and South Africa but last weekend’s deciding match between Uganda and...

22 September 2011

Uganda: Anti-Museveni Author Freed After Five Days

The Ugandan government has freed the author of a book who was imprisoned for five days without access to his lawyers or family. Vincent Nzaramba’s little known book 'People Power,...

19 August 2011

Uganda: Ugandans Take Fight to Save a Rainforest to Internet

The Mabira Forest is found in central Uganda near the capital Kampala. It’s one of the few natural rain forests that remain after years of degradation. Ugandans are fighting their...

17 August 2011

Uganda: Minister Claims Opposition Using Social Media to Prepare for War

Uganda’s Minister for Security claims that Ugandan activists are using Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to wage a campaign against the country's security forces and to prepare young people for war.

6 June 2011

Uganda: Excitement as Cranes Edge Closer to African Nations Cup

Uganda is closing in on making a historic comeback to the Africa Nations Cup tournament. The country last qualified for the biggest continental stage in 1978. The Uganda Cranes recorded...

13 May 2011

Uganda: Museveni’s Swearing in Overshadowed by Rival's Return

Ugandan netizens discuss the swearing in ceremony of Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni which was overshadowed by the arrival of his rival and three time challenger Dr. Kizza Besigye who...

29 April 2011

Uganda: Citizens Outraged by Violent Re-Arrest of Opposition Leader

Uganda opposition leader Dr.Kiiza Besigye was re-arrested in the capital Kampala for participating in the Walk to Work Campaign one night after he was granted bail. Besigye had been granted...

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