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Uganda, Africa

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UGANDA: 'One million to test' campaign logs first victory
Thursday, November 27, 2008
KAMPALA Thursday, November 27, 2008 (IRIN) - More than 1,000 people were recently tested for HIV at a busy marketplace in the Ugandan capital,...

UGANDA: Children quit school as aid dries up
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
GULU Tuesday, November 25, 2008 (IRIN) - Poor learning conditions and lack of food in primary schools have forced thousands of children out of class...

UGANDA: Draft HIV bill's good intentions could backfire
Monday, November 24, 2008
KAMPALA Monday, November 24, 2008 (IRIN) - AIDS activists in Uganda have slammed a proposed new law that will force HIV-positive people to reveal...

UGANDA: Post-traumatic stress rife in the north
Saturday, November 22, 2008
GULU Thursday, October 23, 2008 (IRIN) - Sleepless nights, flashbacks and hallucinations have become normal for Michael Ocira, a former soldier in...

RWANDA-UGANDA: Cross-continent truckers risk more than HIV
Saturday, November 22, 2008
KATUNA Thursday, October 23, 2008 (IRIN) - Edward Oboth Ofumbi is glad his days as a long-distance truck driver are over; glad to have left a life...

UGANDA: Displaced first by war, now by elephants
Saturday, November 22, 2008
AMURU Friday, October 24, 2008 (IRIN) - Marauding elephants in northern Uganda have added to the challenges faced by civilians trying to rebuild...

DRC-UGANDA: Facilities overwhelmed as refugees stream to border
Saturday, November 22, 2008
KAMPALA Friday, October 31, 2008 (IRIN) - Food, water, health and sanitation facilities at several villages on the Uganda-Democratic Republic of...

UGANDA: Drought, hunger drive Karamoja children to beg in Kampala
Saturday, November 22, 2008
KAMPALA Monday, November 03, 2008 (IRIN) - Agatha Locham, 23, sits with her two weak and malnourished children a few steps from the entrance to a...

UGANDA: Uganda Diaries (updated)
Saturday, November 22, 2008
NAIROBI Monday, November 03, 2008 (IRIN) - Monica Atto "Things were difficult when I went back. Because I was a returnee my uncle expected that I’d...

UGANDA: Fuel shortage hits aid work in north
Saturday, November 22, 2008
GULU Thursday, November 06, 2008 (IRIN) - Aid workers in northern Uganda could scale down operations if a fuel shortage persists, officials told...