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Uganda's Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, center right, and other officials greet the country's first consignment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India and provided through the global COVAX initiative, at the airport in Entebbe, Uganda. Urgent calls for COVID-19 vaccine fairness rang through African countries on Friday as more welcomed or rolled out doses from the global COVAX initiative, with officials acutely aware their continent needs much more.

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Supporters of leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine cheers as election officials count the ballots after polls closed in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandans voted in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of Wine from monitoring polling stations.

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Ugandans wait to vote in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandans are voting in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of leading opposition challenger BobiWine from monitoring polling stations.

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Ugandan presidential hopeful and political activist Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, raises his fist in the air to gathered supporters as he leaves after meeting with the Electoral Commission, in Kampala, Uganda.

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Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh in a group photo with the Uganda delegation at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, appears for his bail application via a video link from prison, on a television screen in a court in Kampala, Uganda. Wine was freed on bail Thursday after spending three nights in a maximum-security prison after being charged with disobeying statutory authority and facing trial over staging a street protest in July against a tax on social media.

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Ugandan police carry away a body of one of the victims of a boat which capsized in Lake Victoria near the capital, Kampala, Uganda. Police say dozens died when the boat, which was carrying more than 90 passengers on a pleasure cruise, capsized Saturday evening.

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Ugandan plain-clothes security forces attempt to extinguish a burning barricade lit by protesters in a street in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release of jailed lawmaker, pop star, and government critic Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine.

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Ugandan shop traders and protesters recover from the effects of tear gas in Kampala, Uganda.

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Ugandan security forces briefly beat then detain a protester in downtown Kampala, Uganda. Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release of jailed lawmaker, pop star, and government critic Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine.

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A supporter of pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is detained following a demonstration in the Kamwokya area of Kampala, Uganda. Supporters were demonstrating in support of pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine, who was charged with unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition in a military court for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president's motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the India - Uganda Business Forum, organised by the CII and Private Sector Foundation Uganda, in Kampala, Uganda.

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The Indian community in Uganda welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Uganda capital Kampala.

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, second left, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, centre, and Uganda First Janet Museveni, left unveil an artistic impression of Mahatama Gandi during a meeting with the Indian Community in Uganda in the capital Kampala. Modi announced a $205 million loan to Uganda during a visit to the country, the second stop in his tour of Africa ahead of this week's summit of the BRICS emerging economies.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, centre left, is received by President Yoweri Museveni, centre right, after inspecting a parade at State House Entebbe, about 42 Km from the capital Kampala. Modi has embarked on a five-day three-nation tour of the African continent.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Ugandan President Yoweri K Museveni and other delegates at the State House in Uganda.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Ugandan President Yoweri K. Museveni, at the State House in Uganda.

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Ugandan lawmakers brawl in the Parliament in Kampala, Uganda. A fight broke out in Uganda's parliament amid efforts to introduce legislation that could extend the president's decades-long hold on power. After opposition lawmakers accused some colleagues on the government side of carrying a gun, a brawl ensued in which lawmakers pushed and threw punches at each other.

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An activist opposed to the extension of presidential age limits is arrested and carried off by uniformed and plain-clothes police, while shouting for America and Israel to come to the rescue of Ugandans, near the Parliament building in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandan police fired tear gas to disperse protesters and arrested dozens of people opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

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In this June 3, 2017 photo, a South Sudanese refugee boy holds a makeshift ball as he plays with his friends in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda.

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In this June 4, 2017 photo, South Sudanese refugees watch a match between refugee women's soccer teams "Iyete Central" and "Salvation FC", in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. Soccer fields and inter-village competitions are found across the world's largest refugee settlement and even more are being created, underscoring the importance of sport in a community trying to forget the horrors of war with a rare source of entertainment in an otherwise dreary existence.

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U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, center, visits a transit center for South Sudanese refugees in the remote northwestern district of Adjumani, near the border with South Sudan, in Uganda. Less than two months since a new outbreak of violence in South Sudan sent a surge of about 70,000 refugees into Uganda, the U.N. and its partners are struggling to feed them.

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Indians arrive from South Sudan's capital Juba to Entebbe International Airport, about 42 kilometers east of capital Kampala, Uganda. The United States, India and other countries continue to evacuate their citizens from South Sudan, where a fragile cease-fire appears to hold amid fears of a return to civil war.

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Chinese soldiers help peacekeeper Chen Ying, who was injured in Juba, arrive at Entebbe airport in Uganda.

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A photojournalist takes pictures as supporters of Kizza Besigye unsuccessfully attempt to keep riot police out of his party headquarters, as police raided the building, in Kampala, Uganda.

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Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni waves to supporters from the sunroof of his vehicle as he arrives for an election rally at Kololo Airstrip in Kampala. Opposition leader Kizza Besigye, in a close race with Museveni, said he does not believe the election will be free and fair.

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A Ugandan riot policeman runs past a burning barricade left by angry supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye, after he was prevented by police from reaching one of his campaign rallies, near to the Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.

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Leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye, center, is surrounded by his bodyguards after being overcome by tear gas fired at him and his supporters by riot police, when they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda.

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Pope Francis waves from his vehicle after leading a Holy Mass for the Martyrs of Uganda at the area of the Catholic Sanctuary in the Namugongo area of Kampala, Uganda. Pope Francis is in Uganda on his first-ever trip to Africa, a six-day pilgrimage that has already taken him to Kenya and then onwards to the Central African Republic.

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White rhinos at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda. ‘The night before this photo, we tried all day to get a good photo of the endangered white rhino. Skulking through the grass carefully trying to stay 30ft away to be safe, didn’t provide me the photo I was hoping for. In the morning however, I woke up to all three rhinos grazing in front of me’

Photograph: Stefane Berube

At the 3rd Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride celebrations in Entebbe, Uganda.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hands with her Uganda's counterpart Sam Kutesa during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Foreign Minister of Uganda, Sam Kutesa at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Ugandans watch a hybrid solar eclipse in the capital Kampala, Uganda on Sunday Nov. 3, 2013. A rare solar eclipse sweeps parts of North America, Europe and Africa, allowing a view of the Sun totally or partially blocked out by the Moon.

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Idi Amin, Uganda Annie Kevans 2004 Oil on paper 51 x 41 cm © All rights reserved - The Saatchi Gallery - London Contemporary Art Gallery

Annie Kevans/ © All rights reserved - The Saatchi Gallery - London Contemporary Art Gallery