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Ugandan gold medal winner gets $80,000 check, hero's welcomeupdated: Thu Aug 16 2012 05:22:00

A Ugandan marathoner who won the nation's first Olympics gold medal in 40 years returned home to a hero's welcome and a check for $80,000.

2 dead in Kenya helicopter crash; hunt for survivors continuesupdated: Wed Aug 15 2012 20:46:00

The pilot and co-pilot of a Ugandan helicopter that crashed into the side of Kenya's highest mountain were confirmed dead Wednesday but the hunt continues for five presumed survivors, Uganda's military said.

Kenya's bid for 2024 Olympicsupdated: Wed Aug 15 2012 20:46:00

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga shares with CNN his views on Rudisha's gold and Kenya's bid to host the 2024 Olympics

Survivors of Ugandan helicopter crashes sought in Kenyaupdated: Tue Aug 14 2012 14:18:00

Rescue teams searched Tuesday for seven people thought to have survived after three military helicopters came down on the side of Kenya's highest mountain, in a remote area that is home to leopards and rhinoceros.

Ugandan military helicopters go missing on trip to Somaliaupdated: Mon Aug 13 2012 09:57:00

Two military helicopters on their way to deployment in Somalia are missing and one has crash-landed, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday.

Olympics Day 16: Team USA holds on to basketball titleupdated: Sun Aug 12 2012 14:22:00

Led by Kevin Durant's 30 points, the United States men's basketball team fought off a stiff challenge from Spain to win the gold medal 107-100 on Sunday as the London Olympics neared its close.

Deadly Ebola virus spreads in Ugandaupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 06:13:00

Dr. Olimpia De La Rosa sheds some light on the deadly Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 16 people in Uganda.

Ebola outbreak suspected among Uganda prisonersupdated: Thu Aug 02 2012 11:46:00

The hospital at the center of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda is now dealing with 30 suspected cases, including five from Kibaale prison, Dr. Dan Kyamanywa said Thursday.

Ugandan officials try to isolate Ebolaupdated: Thu Aug 02 2012 11:46:00

CNN's David McKenzie reports on government efforts to stamp out an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda.

Two more Ebola deaths in Uganda, officials sayupdated: Thu Aug 02 2012 06:11:00

Two more people have died in Uganda's Ebola outbreak, officials working at a hospital said Wednesday.

Ugandan officials, international experts tackle Ebola outbreak that's killed 14updated: Wed Aug 01 2012 08:14:00

Teams in Uganda are trying to track down anyone who came into contact with patients infected with the Ebola virus, which has killed at least 14 people there this month, authorities said Monday.

Deadly Ebola virus hits Ugandaupdated: Wed Aug 01 2012 08:14:00

International health experts are among those investigating an Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

Ebola outbreak in Western Ugandaupdated: Tue Jul 31 2012 15:11:00

Fourteen people have died from the Ebola outbreak in Western Uganda. David Mckenzie reports.

Ugandan officials face Ebola outbreakupdated: Sun Jul 29 2012 17:49:00

Ugandan authorities did not initially detect an Ebola outbreak because patients weren't showing typical symptoms of the lethal virus, the nation's health minister told CNN Sunday.

Deadly Ebola virus kills 14 in Uganda updated: Sat Jul 28 2012 17:43:00

The lethal Ebola virus has left at least 14 people dead in western Uganda this month, according to Health Ministry officials, after local reports of a "strange disease" swept through the region.

18 killed in Ugandan landslides updated: Tue Jun 26 2012 13:08:00

The death toll from a landslide that buried three villages in eastern Uganda stood at 18 Tuesday, and rescue officials fear the figure will rise.

Uganda bans groups promoting gay rightsupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 08:56:00

Politicians push for new anti-gay laws in Uganda, as CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Uganda bans 38 agencies it says are promoting gay rightsupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 08:56:00

The Ugandan government said Wednesday it will ban at least 38 nongovernmental agencies it says are promoting gay rights and recruiting children into homosexuality.

Uganda displays captive Kony lieutenantupdated: Mon May 14 2012 01:23:00

Uganda says it has captured a top commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, the guerrilla movement notorious for its attacks on civilians and use of child soldiers.

The hunt for Joseph Konyupdated: Mon May 14 2012 01:23:00

CNN's Nima Elbagir, embedded with U.S. special forces, reports on the hunt for Joseph Kony in central Africa.

Obama continues efforts against 'madman' Konyupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 13:16:00

President Barack Obama said Monday that U.S. advisers will keep trying to help Uganda and its neighbors capture Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.

LRA slams Kony video as act of deceptionupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 13:34:00

The Lord's Resistance Army slammed "Kony 2012" as a "clear act of malevolent deception and manipulation of world mass consciousness" in an 18-page statement believed to be its first response to the viral video spotlighting the renegade group and its leader, warlord Joseph Kony.

Villagers in Uganda watch 'Kony 2012'updated: Sat Mar 24 2012 13:29:00

"Kony 2012" has been seen by millions, but Ugandans had never seen the video until now. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Can Facebook page help Israel, Iran toward peace?updated: Thu Mar 22 2012 18:58:00

In a picture posted on Facebook, a man in a white shirt holds his daughter in his arms. She holds an Israeli flag. The caption reads: "Iranians we will never bomb your country. We ? you."

Mysterious disease devastating familiesupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 12:38:00

An outbreak of nodding disease is devastating families in northern Uganda. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Mysterious nodding disease debilitates childrenupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 12:38:00

Pauline Oto still wears her faded yellow and green school dress, but she hasn't been to school for years and she can't comprehend what to do with the pen the community nurse has just given her.

Opinion: After Kony, should kids decide our morals?updated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:50:00

In June 1212, some 30,000 people, most of them children, massed in the center of France. This mob of Christian kids - remembered by historians as The Children's Crusade - was on its way to Jerusalem to liberate it from an infidel who, it was rumored, ate children.

Opinion: Why Kony 2012 created the wrong buzzupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 06:51:00

Let's give praise where praise is due. Invisible Children's Kony 2012 viral video campaign has done what no other advocacy organization has been able to do until now: capture 29 minutes worth of attention from over 50 million people worldwide.

Viral video sheds new light on Konyupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 06:51:00

CNN's Brian Todd looks at who Joseph Kony is, and what the U.S. and African militaries are doing to track him down.

Amanpour: Kony film helps to educateupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 07:23:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour says the viral Kony film sensitizes people to terrible atrocities across the world.

As criticism surfaces, 'KONY 2012' gains momentum faster than Susan Boyleupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 07:23:00

By Friday, more than 70 million people had viewed "KONY 2012" or clips of it. Uganda was trending on Twitter and the blogosphere teemed with attacks and defenses of Invisible Children, the San Diego-based nonprofit group that produced the half-hour documentary about the notorious Ugandan warlord.

'KONY 2012' viral video raises questions about filmmakersupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 18:28:00

A controversial film about an African warlord and his army has spread to the far corners of the internet, racking up more than 70 million YouTube views and prompting a heated debate about the filmmakers and the effectiveness of their advocacy.

How Obama should stop Konyupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 16:31:00

The viral Kony 2012 video has propelled the Lord's Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, into the world's spotlight and conscience. On YouTube alone, more than 56 million people viewed it in its first four days.

'Kony 2012': How not to change the worldupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 07:04:00

"You are making our work here very difficult".

Recycling soap to save livesupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 09:19:00

Derreck Kayongo, is saving and improving the quality of lives in the developing world, one bar of soap at a time.

Recycled hotel soap saves children's livesupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 09:19:00

What happens to the bar of soap you barely used the last time you checked into a hotel room? Most certainly it's gone to waste at the end of each day.

Rights group: Ugandan lawmaker revives anti-gay bill updated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:12:00

A Ugandan lawmaker has revived a controversial bill that makes engaging in some homosexual acts punishable by death, a rights group said, a proposal that provoked an international outcry three years ago.

Uganda gay rightsupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:12:00

CNN's Isha Sesay talks with gay rights activist Frank Mugisha about the treatment of gay and lesbian people in Uganda.

U.S. medical 'trash' saving lives abroadupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 17:30:00

Doctors will often prepare for surgical procedures by opening instrument and supply kits that contain up to 100 items.

Hero gives mobility, hope to disabledupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 17:30:00

Kristin Chenoweth introduces top 10 CNN Hero Richard St. Denis, who provides free wheelchairs for people in rural Mexico.

Nigerian senate passes anti-gay bill, defying British aid threat updated: Thu Dec 01 2011 02:24:00

The Nigerian senate has passed a bill banning same-sex marriages, defying a threat from Britain to withhold aid from nations violating gay rights.

Hitting the African runwayupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 10:07:00

Nkepile Mabuse and fashion blogger Sandiso Ngubane preview the new styles on the runway of visits Africa fashion week.

Why African designers are finally in the fashion spotlightupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 10:07:00

As a style journalist for over ten years, I've made it my business to scour the world in search of fresh and innovative fashion. And since launching ARISE, I've honed my sights on Africa.

U.S. sending combat troops to Africaupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 10:49:00

President Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Central Africa to help hunt down the leaders Lord's Resistance Army.

Five reasons why Lord's Resistance Army remains on the looseupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 10:49:00

President Barack Obama announced recently that about 100 U.S. troops are being deployed to Central Africa to help "apprehend and remove" the elusive Joseph Kony and his top commanders of the Lord's Resistance Army.

Ugandan woman recalls harrowing tale of captivityupdated: Sun Oct 23 2011 19:00:00

What does a 22-year-old see when she looks at herself in the mirror?

Obama orders U.S. troops to help chase down African 'army' leaderupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 07:22:00

President Barack Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Africa to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda.

McCain: Lord's Resistance is barbaricupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 07:22:00

Sen. McCain responds to Obama's decision to send troops into Africa to hunt the heads of the "Lord's Resistance" army.

One man's mission to put Ugandans in space updated: Tue Oct 04 2011 12:14:00

You could say Chris Nsamba has always been something of an overachiever.

Uganda's baseball little league hits a home runupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 11:08:00

Uganda isn't known for being a big player on the baseball field, but one man is hoping for a home run with his documentary about the sport.

Uganda's baseball dreamupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 11:08:00

Filmmaker Jay Shapiro shares the story of baseball in Uganda, where love of the game transcends cultural barriers.

Pop-top purses helping Ugandan women start overupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 16:31:00

Think of pop-tops, and a soda can might come to mind. But Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe sees pop-tops as a way to help hundreds of women in Gulu, Uganda, start a new life.

Recycling hotel soap to save livesupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 17:11:00

That bar of soap you used once or twice during your last hotel stay might now be helping poor children fight disease.

Kenyan rights activist released as Uganda bombings trial opensupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 02:48:00

Prominent human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi was released from custody Monday at the outset of the trial for suspects in the fatal July 2010 bombings in Kampala, Uganda.

Landslide kills at least 23 in Ugandaupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 05:57:00

A massive landslide swallowed homes in eastern Uganda early Monday, killing at least 23 people, the Red Cross said.

Uganda youth baseball team denied U.S. visas over age discrepanciesupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 08:15:00

A Ugandan youth baseball team that would have been the first from Africa to play in the Little League World Series was denied visas over players' age discrepancies, the U.S. State Department said.

Insect trappers profit from Uganda's taste for grasshoppersupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 11:25:00

In Uganda, where grasshoppers are regarded as a delicious seasonal snack, the appetite for the crispy critters has created a booming informal trade that has turned some trappers into wealthy men.

Uganda's coffee needs more profitupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 11:16:00

Coffee is part of our daily routines, but in Uganda, where so much coffee is grown, people don't drink much of it.

Farmers brew plan to make more from coffee beansupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 11:16:00

Uganda is Africa's second-largest coffee producer, but some of its farmers say they are getting a raw deal when it comes to profiting from their beans.

Uganda's parliament takes no action on anti-gay billupdated: Fri May 13 2011 17:40:00

Uganda's parliament adjourned Friday without acting on a bill that would have made engaging in homosexual acts a capital offense, leaving the future of the widely condemned bill uncertain.

U.S. State Department condemns 'odious' Ugandan anti-gay billupdated: Thu May 12 2011 15:51:00

The State Department Thursday condemned a proposed bill in the Ugandan parliament that could make engaging in homosexual acts a capital offense punishable by death. The bill may be debated Friday by the Ugandan parliament.

Dozens injured as opposition leader returns to Ugandaupdated: Thu May 12 2011 13:09:00

Dozens of people were injured Thursday when supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye clashed with security forces and police who were accompanying his convoy from the airport to the capital.

Opposition leader stopped from taking flight back to Ugandaupdated: Wed May 11 2011 11:29:00

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was barred from boarding a flight back home on Wednesday from the Kenyan capital, where he was undergoing treatment, an airline official said.

Shadow of Idi Amin raised amid Ugandan crackdown on protestsupdated: Wed May 04 2011 06:15:00

A violent reaction by Ugandan authorities to ongoing protests against high food prices has put a spotlight on President Yoweri Museveni's 25-year rule over the East African country and raised the fear of a return to the brutal days of Idi Amin.

Ugandan opposition leader is in Kenya for medical treatmentupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 18:17:00

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye remained at a private hospital here on Saturday for treatment and observation following his arrest earlier this week, his sister said.

Uganda's Besigye arrestedupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 18:17:00

Ugandan opposition leader is pepper-sprayed and arrested in Kampala.

Ugandan opposition leader arrested againupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 06:12:00

A top Ugandan opposition leader was arrested again Thursday during a "walk to work" campaign to protest rising food prices and increased cost of living.

Ugandan opposition leader arrested againupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 14:30:00

Ugandan opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye is arrested again for protesting alleged government price manipulation.

Riots engulf Ugandan cityupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 19:11:00

Shots are heard and smoke canisters seen as riot police patrol the streets of Kireka, Uganda.

Ugandan opposition leader hurt in protest marchupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 03:33:00

The leader of Uganda's main opposition party was taken to a hospital in Kampala on Thursday after being shot in the hand, apparently by a rubber bullet allegedly fired by a member of the military police during a protest march.

Shea butter could be lifeline for Ugandan womenupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 06:50:00

In northern Uganda, Sarah Omollo, like hundreds of other women, rises early each day to collect shea nuts.

Genetically modified bananas in Ugandaupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 22:49:00

Scientists in Uganda have injected banana plants with a protein to make them resistant to deadly bacterial diseases.

Opposition charges widespread fraud in Ugandan electionupdated: Sat Feb 19 2011 14:15:00

Uganda's incumbent leader appeared destined Saturday to extend his 25 years in office but as results trickled in, the opposition front-runner charged fraud in the East African nation's presidential election.

Ugandans vote in presidential electionupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 07:36:00

Ugandans voted Friday in a presidential election that could extend the term of the incumbent, who has been in power for 25 years.

Gold medal runner goes extra mile to inspire youthupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 05:42:00

It's only been four months since Moses Kipsiro won double gold at the Commonwealth Games in India. And like the natural runner he is, Kipsiro is taking his newfound celebrity status in his stride.

Moses Kipsiro's giant Stridesupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 05:42:00

Ugandan running champion Moses Kipsiro shows young runners that no obstacle is too large to overcome.

Police: Gardener admits killing gay rights activist in Ugandaupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 16:47:00

Ugandan police announced Thursday the arrest of a 22-year-old man who they say confessed to killing gay rights activist David Kato.

Chaos erupts at funeral of Ugandan gay rights activistupdated: Sat Jan 29 2011 06:07:00

A pastor rebuked homosexuals at the funeral of a Ugandan gay rights activist, prompting chaos as sympathizers stormed the pulpit and grabbed his microphone away.

What happened to David Kato?updated: Sat Jan 29 2011 06:07:00

A prominent gay activist in Uganda was allegedly murdered after being outed. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Mourners to remember gay rights activist beaten to deathupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 06:37:00

Mourners will gather Friday to say goodbye to a Ugandan gay rights activist who was beaten to death with a hammer in his home near the capital.

Ugandan gay rights activist bludgeoned to deathupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 21:17:00

A Ugandan gay rights activist whose name was published on a list of the nation's "top homosexuals" was bludgeoned to death in his home near the capital, his lawyer said Thursday.

U.S. Embassy issues warning for American citizens in Ugandaupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 02:08:00

The U.S. Embassy in Uganda is warning its citizens in the east African nation that regional terror groups "remain actively interested in attacking" American interests.

Smuggled parrots rescued, recoveringupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 19:23:00

Staff at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre care for 125 African Grey parrots rescued from smugglers.

Scores of African parrots rescued from alleged smugglerupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 19:23:00

Over 130 rare African parrots were seized near midnight Monday from a woman officials say was smuggling the valuable birds from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda, a frequent jumping-off point for lucrative European and Asian markets.

Uganda media can't publish identities of homosexuals, high court saysupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 06:24:00

The Ugandan high court has banned all media outlets in the country from publishing lists identifying people they claim are gay after advocacy groups filed a lawsuit.

Uganda plans mass vaccination in yellow fever outbreakupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 12:20:00

Uganda is planning to inoculate 2.5 million residents in the East African nation's northern districts, where a yellow fever outbreak has killed 45 people and sickened another 183.

Police: Kenya bus blast suspect may be tied to Somali insurgentsupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 04:01:00

A bus explosion that killed one and injured dozens in Kenya was caused by a man believed to have ties to a militant group, authorities said Wednesday.

Bomb on Kenya-to-Uganda bus kills 1updated: Mon Dec 20 2010 23:15:00

An explosion that ripped through a Uganda-bound bus in Kenya on Monday killed one person and injured 26 others, a Kenyan police spokesman said, crediting security guards with potentially preventing more deaths.

Somalia receives first head of state visit in nearly 20 yearsupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 14:19:00

A surprise trip from Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to Somalia has made him the first head of state to visit the war-torn country in almost 20 years, according to the African Union Mission for Somalia.

Family abducted in Sudan-Uganda border raidupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 13:41:00

South Sudanese forces raided a village in a disputed area on the Ugandan border and abducted a family of 11, Uganda's minister of information said Thursday.

Judge orders Ugandan paper to stop publishing 'gay lists'updated: Tue Nov 02 2010 10:23:00

A judge temporarily ordered a tabloid in Uganda to stop publishing lists identifying people it claims are gay after an advocacy organization filed a lawsuit.

Uganda's secret gay bloggerupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 10:23:00

CNN's David McKenzie interviews a Ugandan blogger who writes on gay issues.

Interview with persecuted gay Ugandanupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 07:43:00

CNN's David McKenzie interviews Stosh Mugisha, a Ugandan woman forced to move from her home because she is gay.

Ugandan tabloid publishes new 'gay list'updated: Mon Nov 01 2010 07:43:00

The editor of a tabloid in Uganda who argues that homosexuality is more dangerous than smoking, has published a list of 10 gay and lesbian people in the African nation, urging readers to report them to the police.

Uganda's golden revolutionupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 10:26:00

Marketplace Africa travels to Uganda where a Russian businessman aims to make Uganda a legitimate player in the gold industry.

Refinery leads Uganda's plans to clean up gold exportsupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 10:26:00

For years, the only problem with Uganda's multi-million dollar gold export trade was that the vast majority of it came from foreign soil. Now, one Russian businessman is working to change that.

Ugandan anti-gay measure will be law soon, lawmaker saysupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 06:34:00

The member of the Ugandan Parliament behind a controversial "anti-gay" bill that would call for stiff penalties against homosexuality -- including life imprisonment and the death penalty -- says that the bill will become law "soon."

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