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Uganda To Pull Troops Out Of Somalia By The End Of 2017

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KAMPALA – Uganda plans to withdraw its troops from Somalia by December 2017,[9] signalling it is scaling back regional military interventions after it said it planned a similar pullback from Central African Republic.[3] Check also: Uganda: 30 People Held Over Coup Plot Against Kaguta Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has intervened in several regional security hotspots, [1]deploying troops to help quell ...

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Uganda: 30 People Held Over Coup Plot Against Kaguta Museveni

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UGANDA – Soldiers and an opposition MP among those suspected of planning an armed uprising against President Yoweri Museveni.[9] Check also: Dr. Kizza Besigye charged with treason At least 30 people,[6] including serving soldiers and an opposition MP, have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to overthrow Uganda’s government,[5] the country’s army has said. Army spokesman Colonel Paddy Ankunda told ...

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How Rwanda And Burundi Became East Africa’s Bad Neighbors

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For much of the 20th century, Burundi and Rwanda could not have been closer. [3]The two tiny Great Lakes countries were administered as the single kingdom of Ruanda-Urundi as part of the Belgian colonial empire in Africa, only emerging as independent nations in the early 1960s. Since then, there have been tragic similarities in the two countries’ paths.[9] Check also:  ...

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