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U.N. welcomes Uganda talks with rebel army

UNITED NATIONS, April 16 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan Friday welcomed the offer of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to negotiate with the Lord's Resistance Army.

Ugandans wreak bloody massacre revenge

LIRA, Uganda, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Protesters in northern Uganda went on a rampage Wednesday, attacking the homes of the ethnic group they blame for a weekend massacre of 200 people.

Ugandan army sends priest packing

KAMPALA, Uganda, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A Catholic priest has been banned from Uganda's war-torn north for making statements critical of the government's dealings with rebels.

Uganda defeats long-time northern rebels

KAMPALA, Uganda, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Uganda's president has claimed decisive victory over northern rebels whose signature tactic is child abductions, the Telegraph in London reported Friday.

Ugandan politicians strike over violence

KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Members of Uganda's parliament walked off the job Thursday, protesting lack of government action against unchecked, murderous brutality by rebel forces.

Uganda president: Poor nations help rich

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Uganda President Yoweri Museveni says African countries are donors of money, taxes and jobs to the developed world.

400 children rescued in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Uganda says its army rescued more than 400 children held captive by Lord's Resistance Army rebels in a remote village north of the capital of Kampala.

President wants grandchild born in Europe

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The president of Uganda, a nation ravaged by poverty, spent at least $33,000 in public money so his daughter could give birth in a western hospital.

Ugandan president under fire for spending

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Uganda's president Sunday defended flying his daughter to Europe on his presidential jet, saying she would not be safe in her own country.

Ugandan to face firing squad

KAMPALA, Uganda, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A Ugandan court martial has sentenced a soldier to death after finding him guilty of cowardice, Johannesburg's The Star reported Monday.

Former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin dead

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, described as age 78 or 80, died after being in a coma for a month, the BBC reported Saturday.

Trial faces Amin on return to Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 22 (UPI) -- Should the ailing former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin return home from Saudi Arabia, he will face trial, a report said Tuesday.

Idi Amin's condition worsens

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, July 21 (UPI) -- Former Ugandan leader Idi Amin's condition worsened Monday after three days on life support systems in a Saudi Arabia hospital.

Former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in coma

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 20 (UPI) -- The family of former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin say he is in a coma and on life support in a Saudi Arabian hospital.

Bush visits Ugandan AIDS clinic

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 11 (UPI) -- President Bush arrived in the Ugandan capital Friday to speak with AIDS patients.

AIDS to dominate Bush's vist to Uganda

WASHINGTON, July 5 (UPI) -- Uganda's success in controlling AIDS is expected to be a main topic of discussion when President Bush meets with top officials there next week.

Commentary: Joe Bob's Week in Review

Kindergarten suspensions, Boston University's African Presidents in Residence program, and other stories from this week's news.
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Uganda criticizes US trade protectionism

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- U.S. efforts to protect its farmers are hurting African nations, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said Monday.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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