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Ugandan MPs Reject Birth Control For 15-year-Old Girls

Ugandan lawmakers have rejected a government proposal to allow 15-year-old girls to access birth control pills to reduce high levels of pregnancy. Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa called the idea "devilish", saying it would "formalise [the] defilement" of girls. A senior health ministry official said the "stigma" around young people using contraceptives should end. Nearly a quarter of 15- to 19-year-old girls in Uganda are either pregnant or are already mothers, […]

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Uganda Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Arrested

  Uganda’s main opposition leader Bobi Wine has been arrested upon returning to the country from a trip abroad, according to his National Unity Platform (NUP) party.   The singer-turned-politician arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Thursday morning after a tour of several countries, including South Africa.   Our President [Bobi Wine] picked up by regime operatives as soon as he landed at the airport,” David Lewis Rubongoya, the general […]

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Ugandan king Returns Home After Seven Years

A Ugandan tribal king has returned home to a hero's welcome, seven years after dozens of people were killed during a police raid on his palace. Jubilant crowds lined the streets of Kasese for the arrival of the Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere. In 2016 he was accused of commanding a militia from his palace with the aim of breaking away to create an independent state. you Can Also Read: Uganda: […]

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Morocco And Trio Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Will Host Upcoming Africa Cup of Nations

Morocco last hosted the AFCON in 1988 and was chosen in 2015 but asked for the tournament to be postponed because of the Ebola virus, although CAF later decided to strip the north African nation of the hosting rights. While Morocco were hot favourites to host the 2025 edition of the premier African sport event, the shock last-minute withdrawal of Algeria from the 2027 race on Tuesday threw it wide […]

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