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Uganda military sentences soldiers up to three months in jail over...

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The Ugandan military on Thursday sentenced seven soldiers to up 90 days in jail after they were convicted of assaulting journalists who were covering...

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...

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...

Uganda revealed as Hizir APC customer

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Uganda is the previously undisclosed customer for Hizir armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from Turkey’s Katmerciler, which shipped the vehicles last year. Around a dozen of...

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