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  • Uganda's
  • During Uganda's era of British colonialism, settlement by Europeans was not allowed, and today there are few Caucasians in Uganda. (wikitravel.org)
  • After the opening session of SG2000 experts and participants, addressed by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, Yohei Sasakawa, and me, I met with the president privately to discuss implementation of the Nairobi peace agreement between Uganda and Sudan, which we negotiated in December 1999. (cartercenter.org)
  • At a recent meeting in Nairobi, Egypt and Libya agreed to Uganda's proposal for them to furnish an observation team inside Uganda to assure Sudan that military supplies are not delivered from Uganda to the Sudan People's Liberation Army, who have been fighting against Khartoum for 18 years. (cartercenter.org)
  • Currently, Uganda's major mobile telephony providers are MTN Uganda, Orange Uganda Limited, Zain (formerly Celtel) Uganda Telecom Mobile and Warid Telecom. (itu.int)
  • 2002
  • According to the Uganda Poverty Assessment , the proportion of the population living in extreme poverty (on less than $1.90 a day) fell from 62.2% in 2002/03 to 34.6% in 2012/13, representing one of the fastest reductions in poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. (worldbank.org)
  • 20,000
  • Oxfam went to Uganda, to hear why villagers claim more than 20,000 people were evicted, some forcibly, from their homes and the land they depended on, to make way for the New Forest Company's plantations. (oxfam.org)
  • Telecom
  • Uganda Telecom - An information technology and communication network company. (wikipedia.org)
  • A third-generation (3G) mobile broadband service was launched in major cities in March 2008 by Uganda Telecom Mobile, and Orange Uganda has said it plans to provide a 3G service within 2009. (itu.int)
  • The fixed-line operators Uganda Telecom and MTN Uganda offer a range of data services, but mobile phones seem likely to predominate as the means for accessing the Internet. (itu.int)
  • Sudan
  • After refueling stops in the Azores and Marakesh, we arrived in Uganda to assess our Guinea worm eradication efforts, river blindness treatments, agriculture projects, and the peace process between Uganda and Sudan. (cartercenter.org)
  • As a researcher in Uganda and Sudan, law specialist Dr Sarah Nouwen became increasingly aware of the 'one-way' nature of her fieldwork. (cam.ac.uk)
  • primarily
  • Uganda Empowers primarily operates in the rural settings purposely to boost peoples' ways of living at different programs, but mainly focuses at fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS and all its impacts like the stigma and discrimination, practiced on infected individuals and their families, through counseling services, community health talk lectures, traditional performances and art/creativity to individuals, married couples, groups. (idealist.org)
  • The Uganda People's Army (UPA) was a rebel group recruited primarily from the Iteso people of Uganda that was active between 1987 and 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • Efforts
  • Under the direction of The Carter Center's Ben Hoffman, we have continued our efforts to implement all facets of the agreement, including Sudan's withholding military and economic support to the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel group headed by Joseph Kony that has perpetrated continuing raids across the border into Uganda, including the abduction of children. (cartercenter.org)
  • violence
  • Acts of intimidation and violence against journalists are an almost daily occurrence in Uganda. (rsf.org)
  • people
  • At Solidarity Uganda, almost everything we do can be described as training, coaching, and consulting people. (solidarityuganda.org)
  • The following additional points of interest lie within the town limits or close to the edges of town: offices of Lira Town Council Lira Campus of Uganda Martyrs University, a private university, whose main campus is located in Nkozi, Mpigi District All Saints University, a private university affiliated with the Church of Uganda a branch of the National Social Security Fund Uganda portal Lango people UBOS (27 August 2014). (wikipedia.org)
  • The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago. (wikitravel.org)
  • WEBSITE
  • See the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) website http://www.uwa.or.ug/ for details of gorilla tracking, safaris, chimpanzee tracking and more. (wikitravel.org)
  • Central
  • With Uganda brightly in the spotlight thanks to the Invisible Children video controversy, take the time to find out a bit about another human and potentially environmental tragedy ongoing in the central African nation. (treehugger.com)
  • The Bank of Uganda (Swahili: Benki Kuu ya Uganda) is the central bank of Uganda. (wikipedia.org)
  • largest
  • In 2006, Opportunity Transformation Investments and Opportunity International Australia each purchased a 31.5 percent stake in Faulu Uganda Limited, giving Opportunity International a combined majority stake of 63 percent in the fourth largest microfinance institution in Uganda. (wikipedia.org)
  • Republic
  • Uganda became a republic the following year, maintaining its Commonwealth membership. (wikitravel.org)
  • In September 1967, a new constitution proclaimed Uganda a republic, gave the president even greater powers, and abolished the traditional kingdoms. (wikitravel.org)
  • almost
  • President Museveni joined in expressing hope that almost all LRA members will return to Uganda under a recently passed amnesty law. (cartercenter.org)
  • disease
  • The increasing urbanisation of rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa could lead to an explosion in incidences of heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study carried out in Uganda which found that even small changes towards more urban lifestyles was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. (cam.ac.uk)
  • town
  • The town is also served by a public civilian airport, Lira Airport, administered by the Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda. (wikipedia.org)
  • African
  • It is coterminous with the Kingdom of Buganda, one of the ancient African monarchies that are constitutionally recognised in Uganda. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research in Uganda by African and Cambridge researchers is helping to uncover why. (cam.ac.uk)
  • back
  • When we visited Uganda back in 2010 it didn't take long for Aimee and I to realise that it would always be a part of our lives. (google.com)
  • Collection
  • The story of the 1904 expedition, as well as an imagined vision of a Jewish state in Uasin Gishu, is told in Lavie Tidhar's novelette "Uganda", in his 2007 collection HebrewPunk. (wikipedia.org)