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Congo confirms Ebola case at border crossing point on Lake Albert

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 21 (Reuters) -
D emocratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on
the shores of Lake Albert at a border point where people can
cross into Uganda and almost 200 km (125 miles) away from the
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UPDATE 7-Ugandan musician turned MP vows to continue "fight for freedom" against government

* Kyagulanyi addresses cheering supporters after return home
(Re-casts, adds context)

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Uganda to deploy Ebola vaccine if virus spreads from Congo

DAKAR, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Uganda will vaccinate against
Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo, which
has been hit twice this year, the World Health Organization
(WHO) said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 6-Police take Ugandan opposition leader Kyagulanyi home after he returns from abroad

KAMPALA, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Police escorted opposition
politician and government critic Robert Kyagulanyi from the
airport to his home after he arrived back in Uganda on Thursday,
while his supporters defied a heavy security presence and
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Ugandan police holding Museveni critic at police station – Reuters witness

KAMPALA, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ugandan opposition politician
Robert Kyagulanyi was taken to a police station near his home in
Kampala on Thursday, a Reuters witness said, after police picked
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Plot, poison, or curse? Ebola rumours spread in Congo

DAKAR, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some think the
disease is a plot to kill off opposition voters. Others believe
it is a money-making scheme by foreign groups.

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UPDATE 4-Police meet Museveni critic on his return to Uganda, deny arresting him

* Police block roads to airport
(Adds residents’ comment, color)

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Ugandan police official says opposition MP was not arrested on arrival at airport

KAMPALA, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ugandan opposition politcian
Robert Kyagulanyi was escorted by police to his home after
arriving back in the country on Thursday but he was not under
arrest, a police official said.

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Ugandan authorities arrest opposition politician and Museveni critic – Daily Monitor

NAIROBI, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ugandan authorities arrested
opposition politician Robert Kyagulanyi, an arch-critic of
long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni, after he disembarked from
a plane at the country’s international airport on Thursday, the
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Ugandan opposition lawmaker and Museveni critic lands at country’s airport

KAMPALA, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Opposition lawmaker Robert
Kyagulanyi, an arch-critic of long-ruling President Yoweri
Museveni, has landed at Uganda’s international airport, NTV
Uganda reported on Thursday.

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