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2006-02-15 07:57:13

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - A Ugandan judge adjourned the treason trial of opposition leader Kizza Besigye on Wednesday until after the country's presidential election next week, giving a boost to the challenger's campaign.

2006-02-15 06:45:32

KAMPALA (Reuters) - A Ugandan judge adjourned the treason trial of opposition leader Kizza Besigye on Wednesday until after the country's presidential election next week.

2006-02-13 05:58:57

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in the volatile northeast of the country as he campaigned ahead of elections this month, the army said on Monday.

2005-12-29 12:53:32

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's Information Minister Nsaba Buturo defended the detention of opposition leader Kizza Besigye and said his lawyers were deliberately delaying his trial for "political benefits." Besigye has been detained while he stands trial on charges of treason and rape at the civilian High Court, and faces charges of terrorism and weapons offences at a military court.

2005-12-19 11:21:38

By Alexandra Hudson THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The U.N.'s highest court ruled on Monday that Uganda violated the sovereignty of the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and was responsible for human rights abuses there during a 1998-2003 war.

2005-11-30 03:24:11

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - The deputy leader of one of Africa's most brutal rebel groups said in a rare communication that his Lord's Resistance Army was ready to hold talks with the Ugandan government to end a 19-year-old insurgency.

2005-11-30 01:43:47

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - The deputy leader of the Lord's Resistance Army said in a rare communication the rebels were prepared to hold peace talks with the Ugandan government to end a 19-year-old insurgency.

2005-11-25 09:32:32

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - International pressure is urgently needed to end the war in northern Uganda where one of the most neglected humanitarian crises in the world has displaced nearly 2 million people, a U.N. official said.

2005-11-24 06:09:05

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye, already accused of treason by the state, was slapped with separate military charges of terrorism and weapons offences before an army court martial on Thursday.

2005-11-23 01:56:22

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandans must not protest during Thursday's bail hearing for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, the government has said, because any demonstrations could prejudice the state's treason proceedings against him.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]