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Uganda: Republic in East Africa
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a country in East-Central Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate.

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Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears

A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading..
Reuters - Published

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading

The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Uganda

Violence in DRC forces thousands to flee to Uganda [Video]Violence in DRC forces thousands to flee to Uganda

Thousands of Congolese are patiently waiting in Drodro for answers from the government near the border between DR Congo and Uganda.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published

EU funds help Uganda take in refugees from DR Congo, and may slow migrant flow to Europe [Video]EU funds help Uganda take in refugees from DR Congo, and may slow migrant flow to Europe

Uganda has an open policy for refugees - which aid organisations see as an example to others.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:19Published

DR Congo attacks: Struggle to get aid to those in need [Video]DR Congo attacks: Struggle to get aid to those in need

Aid arrives in Uganda for people fleeing fighting in the DRC with nothing but their lives.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Thousands flee ethnic violence eastern DR Congo [Video]Thousands flee ethnic violence eastern DR Congo

Fresh ethnic violence in the DR Congo sends thousands to neighbouring Uganda, after more than 100 are killed.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

Uganda's burgeoning refugee burden [Video]Uganda's burgeoning refugee burden

The country already hosts more than one million refugees as more people escaping violence in the DRC arrive.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published

Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo [Video]Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo

The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:05Published

Top Italian football club train refugees and local youth in Uganda to 'promote sports and peace' [Video]Top Italian football club train refugees and local youth in Uganda to 'promote sports and peace'

Italian football club Sampdoria held a training camp for refugees and local children in Uganda to promote sports and peace.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:36Published

Uganda: Dozens get Ebola vaccine after outbreak spreads [Video]Uganda: Dozens get Ebola vaccine after outbreak spreads

Uganda begins a vaccination campaign for people who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

People who engaged with Ebola victims gets vaccines [Video]People who engaged with Ebola victims gets vaccines

Ugandans who may have come into contact with the relatives of two people who died of Ebola last week were given vaccines. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese district amid Ebola fears [Video]Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese district amid Ebola fears

Move comes as health officials declare second Ebola fatality in Uganda just days after the virus spread from DR Congo.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Ebola crisis 'accelerating' says field coordinator in DR Congo [Video]Ebola crisis 'accelerating' says field coordinator in DR Congo

The World Health Organization is set to decide whether or not to declare Ebola a public health emergency Friday after a 5-year-old died in Uganda.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:10Published

Ebola Outbreak Enters 'Frightening Phase' As It Claims Five Year Old Boy [Video]Ebola Outbreak Enters 'Frightening Phase' As It Claims Five Year Old Boy

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda. A 5-year-old Congolese boy who had the virus died while..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Ebola in Uganda: 5-year-old boy dies of virus [Video]Ebola in Uganda: 5-year-old boy dies of virus

The government is launching an emergency vaccination campaign, to immunise doctors and health workers on the frontline.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:50Published

 
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