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Uganda charges lawmakers allied to opposition leader with murder

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Ugandan prosecutors on Tuesday charged two lawmakers allied to opposition leader Bobi Wine with the murder of three people, following a spate of unsolved...

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...

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...

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says soldiers raided his home

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Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine said soldiers raided his home on Tuesday and arrested his guards, two days before an election pitting the...

Facebook takes down Ugandan pro-Museveni accounts ahead of election

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Facebook has taken down a network in Uganda linked to the country’s ministry of information for using fake and duplicate accounts to post ahead...

Ugandan presidential election pits Museveni against popular singer

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Ugandans vote on Thursday in a presidential election pitting long-time leader Yoweri Museveni against ten candidates including opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a singer-turned-lawmaker whose...

The main candidates in Uganda’s presidential election

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Ugandans vote on 14 January in a presidential election that pits Yoweri Museveni, Africa’s fourth-longest ruling head of state, against ten other candidates, including...

ISS: Is Bobi Wine singing Museveni’s swansong?

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Uganda’s president is growing desperate as a young singer jeopardises his long grip on power. When he took office in 1986, President Yoweri Museveni said...

Uganda’s Museveni seeks re-election to extend rule to four decades

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Uganda’s long-serving President Yoweri Museveni has collected papers to seek nomination as the ruling party’s candidate in next year’s presidential election, the party said...

Museveni re-election bid backed by ruling party

The executive committee of Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its candidate in the 2021 presidential election, potentially extending his...

Museveni warns against interference as US military cuts loom

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Uganda President Yoweri Museveni warned against foreign interference in the country's politics days after an opposition call for the United States to...

Museveni re-election bid law appealed

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A group of Ugandan legislators petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision upholding a constitutional amendment allowing long-serving leader...

Crackdown coming in Uganda after MP killed

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the country's police chief vowed a crackdown on crime after a ruling-party lawmaker was shot dead last...

Museveni looking at executions

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Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni may resume signing off on death sentences after a long hiatus to help stem a wave of crime,...

Museveni accuses UN of “preserving terrorism” in eastern DRC

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni accused the United Nations of "preserving terrorism" in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where UN peacekeepers cannot curb...

Museveni supports seven year presidential term

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Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni supports extending a president's term to seven years from five but one critic said such a move would...

After Mugabe, African leaders wonder

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Hours after Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe was forced out after 37 years in power, Uganda's president, another former guerrilla in office for more...

Uganda president boosts military unit

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When Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni returned to his home region to host an Independence Day party last month, uniformed security outnumbered the...

One dead in Uganda protest

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At least one person died as police fired bullets and teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying against plans to...

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