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Bell To Supply Huey II Helicopters To Kenya And Uganda

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FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army has awarded Bell Helicopter foreign military sales contracts worth $86.9 million to supply Huey II helicopters to Kenya and Uganda. Check also: A Business Man Buys An Ethiopian Airlines Plane And turns It Into A Restaurant The company will receive $52.1 million for five Huey II helicopters and spare parts for Kenya and another ...

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Uganda Issues A Warning To Foreign Retailers

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NAIROBI — The Ugandan Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Committee has given foreign retail outlets until early December to either invest in larger businesses or return to their home countries. Check also: All Foreigners Should Surrender Their Jobs To Tanzanians, “Said John Magufuli The September 5 announcement came after the Kampala City Traders Association (Kacita) petitioned parliament to regulate the influx of ...

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Police Will Arrest Organizers Of Gay Pride Parade, Says Ugandan Official

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A Ugandan official says police will arrest organizers who are planning a gay pride parade in the capital, Kampala. Check also: Botswana Deported A US Pastor Who Made Anti-gay Comments Simon Lokodo, a cabinet minister in charge of ethics and integrity, said in a statement Wednesday that the event had not been cleared by the police and would offend the country’s laws. Police ...

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David Emong wins Uganda’s first Paralympic medal

Emong wins the first uganda's paralymics medal

Emong, 26, who was Uganda’s only athlete at the competition, clocked 4:00.62 to come second behind Samir Nouioua of Algeria who won in  3:59.46. Australia’s Michael Roeger was third in 4:01.34. Check also:Uganda’s Mutai finishes 8th in RIO as Kiprotich fails to defend marathon medal in Olympics Paralympic Games are a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities, and are held soon ...

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Uganda Is A Young Country With An Old Dictatorship, Says Opposition Leader Kizza Besigye

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Ugandan police arrested opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who lost February’s election to President Yoweri Museveni, after his party announced he would be sworn-in in an alternative inauguration ceremony in the country. Check also: As Ugandan Troops Withdraws From AU Mission, Is Kony’s LRA Finished? Voters re-elected Museveni for a fifth term with 60.8 percent of the February 18 vote, ahead of Besigye on ...

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