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A tough day for Ugandan opposition leader Besigye

Photo/ReutersProminent Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested on Monday as he took part in the "walk to work" protests.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 October 2011 17:24

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Anti-gay Ugandan group against death penalty for homosexuals

Map of UgandaA Ugandan lobby group that opposes homosexuality is challenging a 2009 Bill that proposes the death penalty for gays.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 October 2011 12:56

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Ethiopia: Calls for an African green economy at Addis meet

Activists attending the annual Conference of African Ministers responsible for Finance and the Economy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia have called for concrete steps to be taken to ensure the green economy becomes a reality for the continent.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 October 2011 19:30

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US$1 billion Chinese railway line for Ethiopia

Photo/ReutersEthiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) and the China Railway Group Limited (CREC) on Tuesday sealed a US$1 billion deal to build railway infrastructure in the Horn of Africa country.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 October 2011 17:13

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Ethiopia moves to bar foreign lawyers

Ethiopia is set to introduce a new law barring foreigners from practising as lawyers, which critics say is targeted at professionals with dual citizenship.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 16:52

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Besigye under police siege not allowed to shop for food

Kizza Besigye, Uganda's Opposition Leader/ Photo/ Reuters

The leader of Uganda's main opposition party Dr Kizza Besigye is still under house arrest, with police laying siege at his house, despite claims by some media houses that police had left his compound.



Last Updated on Monday, 24 October 2011 16:09

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