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Uganda name local interim coaches Basena and Kajoba

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has appointed Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba as the interim coaches of the national team. The two local coaches replace Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic, who terminated his contract on Saturday…

Micho exits as Uganda coach over unpaid wages

Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has terminated his contract as coach of Uganda's national team over the issue of unpaid wages. His future as coach of The Cranes had been the source of much speculation all week which led to him meeting Uganda FA…

Hundreds of Congolese arrested in Uganda for illegal entry

Police in western Uganda's Kasese District are holding over 130 Congolese nationals for illegal entry. Authorities say the Congolese entered Uganda and stayed at Kayanja, on the shores of Lake George, without proper clearance from the…

Ugandan government runs out of passports

Fred Mwesiga, is the father to Jacob Mwesiga who is seeking treatment abroad, after he was attacked and beaten by thugs. Now the lower part of his body is paralyzed. He is also stranded and is desperate for a passport for his son. The…

Uganda’s Museveni orders halt to torture

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ordered his security chiefs on Tuesday to stop torture by their personnel after media images of a detained politician with septic wounds on his body stirred public outrage. Human rights activists said those…

Ugandan troops accused of committing sexual abuse in CAR

Ugandan soldiers sexually abused at least 13 girls and women in the Central African Republic while the troops were helping to hunt for warlord Joseph Kony, the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said on Monday. The Ugandan military first arrived…

The 37 year-old Ugandan woman who gave birth to 38 children

A Ugandan woman has gained public and media attention in her country for giving birth to 38 children at the age of 37. Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye is reported by the Daily Monitor of Uganda to have had six sets of twins, four sets of triplets,…