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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Update: Disruption of al-Shabaab Terrorist Plot

Today Ugandan authorities reported the discovery of an al-Shabaab terrorist cell in Kampala, Uganda.  We remain in close contact with our Ugandan counterparts as investigations continue into what appears to have been planning for an imminent attack.  We urge that you exercise all possible caution, remaining at home or in a safe location until the ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Second Update: Disruption of al-Shabaab Terrorist Plot

We are continuing our engagement with Ugandan authorities as we seek to assess the scope of the disrupted al-Shabaab terrorist plot and whether there are members of the cell still at large.  As a cautionary measure, and to give authorities time to put their heightened security measures in place, we urge all U.S. citizens to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: 9/11 Anniversary and Ongoing Terrorist Threats

U.S. Embassy Kampala reminds U.S. citizens of the upcoming anniversary of 9/11 and to stay alert to the ongoing potential for terrorist attacks in Uganda.  We also caution U.S. citizens of the possibility of retaliatory attacks in Uganda by al-Shabaab in response to the U.S. and Ugandan military actions in Somalia last week which killed ...
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September 02, 2014: USAID and GIZ Cooperate in Northern Uganda Water and Sanitation Project

KAMPALA- U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to design and implement town sanitation plans in four Northern Uganda towns: Oyan, Kamdini, Aduku and Apac. USAID has committed $2 million to the project over ...
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