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Uganda needs equipment and solidarity in the face of Ebola outbreak

The health system in Uganda has faced the Ebola outbreak without enough personal protective equipment or effective vaccines, leading to concern among activists and health workers alike

Uganda prepares for Ebola response

At least seven cases of Ebola of the rarer Sudan strain were recorded in Uganda as of September 22. The WHO has deployed medical supplies and expert staff to support epidemiologists in the country

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Health workers in Uganda strike over pay disparities and unkept promises

A strike by allied health workers in Uganda has led nurses and physicians to announce industrial action too in case the government fails to live up to its promises of increasing salaries

There’s a nonsensical propaganda campaign to make China look bad in Uganda

Despite strident denials by both Ugandan and Chinese officials, an misinformation campaign is being carried out which alleges that Chinese authorities are going to take control of the Entebbe International Airport due to a loan default

COVID-19 in Uganda: A lockdown foretold

A lagging vaccine program and shortages of vital medical equipment has contributed to the worsening of the COVID-19 situation in Uganda. Meanwhile, the private sector has been thriving

Ugandan soldiers withdraw from Bobi Wine’s house after court directive

On January 26, soldiers finally withdrew from the house of Boni Wine who had been under house arrest after he alleged fraud in the conduct of the electoral process

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After alleging election fraud, opposition faces persecution in Uganda

In the presidential and parliamentary elections in Uganda held simultaneously on January 14, long time president Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement were declared victorious despite multiple allegations of rigging

Bobi Wine alleges large scale rigging in Ugandan elections

The major opposition candidate in the Ugandan election, Bobi Wine, alleged “the worst rigging this country has ever witnessed.” He is contesting against incumbent Yoweri Museveni who has been in power since 1986

In Ugandan elections, Museveni regime faces determined youth resistance

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Milton Allimadi of Black Star News about the upcoming elections in Uganda and escalating tensions ahead of the electoral process

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On eve of Ugandan elections, presidential contender Bobi Wine faces renewed persecution

Bobi Wine, the leading opposition candidate, has continuously faced attacks and repression in his attempt to unseat long-term president Yoweri Museveni in the elections that will be held on January 14

Ahead of Ugandan presidential elections, violence against opposition, journalists continues

Due to sustained repression, Bobi Wine, the main challenger to president Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming January 14 election, has appealed to the International Criminal Court to investigate government officials

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine’s security guard killed, 2 journalists hurt in attack on rally

This is the third such attack against Bobi Wine, strong challenger to the country’s long-time president Yoweri Museveni, since he filed his nomination in November. Presidential elections are to be held on January 14, 2021