UGANDA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UGANDA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410789-68/shabab-attack-uganda-kenya.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410789-68/shabab-attack-uganda-kenya.html.csp">U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM ODULA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:01:02.181-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. The embassy in a message on its website said it is trying to assess the scope of a possible plot by the Somali militants, al-Shabab, and whether members of the cell plotting the attack are still at large. The warning did not have details of when or how the attack was to take place. The statement urged U.S. citizen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410789@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:01:02 MDT Amid poverty, U.S. surgeons saving lives in Uganda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338539-68/haglund-mulago-patients-neurosurgery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338539-68/haglund-mulago-patients-neurosurgery.html.csp">Amid poverty, U.S. surgeons saving lives in Uganda</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:37:07.2-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands. That was a good sign the day after Michael Haglund and his Duke University team opened the patient’s skull to remove a tumor. The operation was one of many complex, life-saving surgeries the team performed for a week on Ugandan patients who otherwise had little hope of survival. The operations, which would cost up to $20,000 here, are free while a group of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385392014-08-26T09:37:07.2-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:37:07.2-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338539@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:37:07 MDT Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250360-68/law-court-gay-anti.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250360-68/law-court-gay-anti.html.csp">Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T16:57:24.137-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum. Activists erupted in cheers after the court ruled the law “null and void,” but some cautioned that the fight was not over: The state could appeal the ruling in the Supreme Court and legislators might try to reintroduce new anti-gay measures. The law provided jail terms up to life for th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503602014-08-01T16:57:24.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T16:57:24.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:57:24 MDT