Congo-Kinshasa: As Ebola Cases Rise, So Do Worries of a Cross-Border Epidemic

[The New Humanitarian] Goma/Democratic Republic of Congo -The second-largest Ebola outbreak ever continues to spread, and health officials now say it’s likely to reach the populous city of Goma. Once there, the risk of it spreading beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo to Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda increases.

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Uganda: ‘Rwandan Security Operatives Enter The Country Illegally’

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has today told heads of missions accredited to Uganda that Rwandan security operatives have been entering the country without permission, a move that could have put the security of citizens at risk. He was briefing the ambassadors on the on the current poor state of Uganda-Rwanda relations.

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Uganda: Uganda Among Countries With Draconian Laws Against NGOs

[Monitor] Uganda has been listed among 12 African states that have in the last one and a half decades been adopting laws aimed at constraining the operations of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) as part of what is described as a broader strategy by African governments to narrow space for democratic activity.

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Uganda: news – Bobi Wine Trying to Bring Back Colonialists – Justice Minister

[Monitor] Mbarara -The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire, has lashed out at Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, saying he is trying to bring back colonialism to Uganda by reporting President Museveni to the United States and UK after the Arua Municipality by-election chaos.

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Africa: U.S. Think Tank Cautions Africa On Increase in Chinese Projects

[East African] Kenya and other African countries could reap net benefits from Chinese investment, but that favourable outcome hinges on whether host countries adopt effective oversight and accountability mechanisms, according to a US Defence Department think tank.

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