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Uganda security personnel beat journalists covering rights abuse petition

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Ugandan military and police officers beat and seriously injured journalists on Wednesday as they covered the delivery of a petition about human rights violations...

Ugandan military loses another helicopter

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The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has lost an AB 206 helicopter in a crash that killed one of the pilots. The aircraft (serial AF-317,...

‘You chop her’: Ugandan recalls brutal upbringing as LRA child soldier

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Louis Lakor was seven years old when Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army killed his family and kidnapped him to use as a child soldier. On...

Ugandan rebel commander Ongwen convicted for sex crimes, forced pregnancy

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Former Ugandan rebel commander Dominic Ongwen was convicted on Thursday of widespread sexual crimes, including rape and forced marriage, in a ruling at the...

Ugandan opposition say 3 000 of their supporters seized since November

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Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine and his party said on Tuesday that around 3 000 of his supporters had been detained or abducted by...

Uganda opposition leader Bobi Wine challenges election result in court

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Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine filed a supreme court challenge on Monday seeking cancellation of the results of a presidential election that handed victory...

‘Everywhere I am in chains,’ says Uganda’s Wine after home arrest...

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Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine accused security forces on Tuesday of humiliating him, his family and staff as he was freed from house arrest...

Ugandan court lifts opposition leader Bobi Wine’s house arrest

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A Ugandan court has ordered security forces to cease surrounding the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine, whose house arrest since a mid-month presidential...

ISS: Uganda’s illegal wildlife traders undeterred by COVID-19 restrictions

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Asia’s massive appetite for Africa’s wildlife has sustained a profitable international smuggling business, despite lockdowns. Measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in Uganda...

Ugandan opposition says troops raid its offices amid election challenge

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Bobi Wine, leader of Uganda’s main opposition party, said troops raided its headquarters on Monday as staff tried to prepare a legal challenge to...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...