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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...

Uganda accuses US envoy of subversion for trying to visit candidate

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Uganda accused the US ambassador on Tuesday of seeking to subvert last week’s presidential election by trying to visit the main opposition candidate at...

Ugandan opposition party says it will challenge election result; two dead...

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Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine’s party said on Sunday that it was preparing to challenge President Yoweri Museveni’s election win and condemned what it...

Uganda’s Museveni wins sixth term, rival alleges fraud

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has scored a decisive election victory to win a sixth term, the country’s election commission said on Saturday, but his...

ISS: Uganda’s social media battleground is not just an African trend

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Elections are a reminder that free speech must be weighed up against information warfare when considering restrictions. In the earlier days of Ugandan Yoweri Museveni’s...

Uganda’s Museveni takes early election lead as rival alleges fraud

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Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in Uganda’s presidential election according to preliminary results on Friday, though his main rival said there...

Ugandans choose between long-time leader and popstar politician

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Ugandans wearing face masks to brave the pandemic voted on Thursday as police and soldiers patrolled the streets of the capital during a presidential...

Ugandans lose voice, digital rights in pre-poll blackout

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Uganda’s ban on social media days before presidential elections shows a rattled president flexing power over the Internet at the expense of free speech...

US cancels its observation of Uganda’s presidential election

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The United States has cancelled its observation of Uganda’s presidential election because most of its accreditation requests were denied and said Thursday’s vote would...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...