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Elias Biryabarema

Uganda's plan to nationalise internet exchange will hurt investment -industry players

Jul 02 2019

KAMPALA, July 2 Uganda's plan to nationalise its internet data exchange service will result in poorer quality services and discourage investment in one of East Africa's most thriving information and communications technology (ICT) sectors, industry players say.

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread

Jun 18 2019

KAMPALA Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday.

Uganda clears experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread

Jun 18 2019

KAMPALA, June 18 Health workers have got the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday.

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda

Jun 14 2019

KAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said. | Video

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo

Jun 12 2019

KAMPALA/LONDON Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo. | Video

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread

Jun 12 2019

KAMPALA/LONDON Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a 3-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo. | Video

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO

Jun 11 2019

GENEVA/KAMPALA Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan

Jun 11 2019

KAMPALA A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls.

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline

Jun 07 2019

KAMPALA A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife.

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Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation

Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehran.