Uganda military personnel are seen atop military and police trucks driving towards Juba, South Sudan, at Nimule border point on Thursday. The Ugandan Army have started an evacuation mission to extract 3000 ugandan civilians stranded by the recent fighting between army loyal to President Salvar Kiir and first Vice-president Riek Machar.
A Ugandan soldier stands guard in front of posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other candidates in the parliamentary elections
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Ugandans queue to cast their vote in presidential and parliamentary polls in Kampala
A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local members of Parliament, in Kampala, Uganda. On the eve of presidential elections, a heavy police and military presence could be seen in the capital Kampala
Supporters of leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye cower in a shop doorway after riot police fired tear gas at them and Besigye when they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda
A handout photo issued by Christian Aid shoes Maracillina Amee, 68, who was attacked in the 1990s by Lord’s Resistance Army soldiers, who cut off her nose and killed her 10-year-old daughter, is to receive plastic surgery via the Refugee Law Project. A multimedia exhibition to mark Tuesday’s International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, “In Kony’s Shadow”, documents the stories of those who survived the terror of Joseph Kony’s LRA in northern Uganda. The exhibition opens on March 5 at Gallery@Oxo, in London
Kenyan supporters of gay and lesbian rights wear masks as they protest outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya, against Uganda’s tough stance on homosexuality. Uganda lawmakers recently passed a bill that prescribed life imprisonment for ‘aggravated’ homosexual acts