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Uganda says it detains American over subversive activities

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Uganda said late on Monday it had detained an American national for involvement in subversive activities amid a deadly crackdown against opponents of longtime...

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 launches Ugandan armoured vehicle factory

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has officially launched an Armoured Vehicle Manufacturing and Assembly Facility in Maga Maga, near Jinja, which is currently...

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni says to revive national airline

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said on Wednesday the East African country would revive its defunct national carrier to share in the region's...

Uganda’s Museveni signs law removing age cap for president

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signed a law that scraps a 75-year age cap for presidential candidates, a spokesman for parliament said...

Uganda displays T-90, Type 85 tanks

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The Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) has for the first time displayed its T-90 main battle tanks as well as Chinese Type...

Uganda to halt military, security ties with North Korea-S.Korea

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said his country would halt security and military cooperation with North Korea, a South Korean official said following...

Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason

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Ugandan opposition figure Kizza Besigye was charged with treason late on Friday for declaring himself president and challenging the election victory of...

Walkout over court comments mars Uganda president’s inauguration

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Uganda's veteran president vowed to fight corruption and inefficient bureaucracy on Thursday as he was sworn in to a fifth term in...

Protesters arrested in Uganda ahead of Museveni’s swearing-in

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Ugandan police arrested at least 18 protesters on Thursday, with the opposition accusing them of using live rounds and detaining close to...

U.S. accuses Uganda of rights violations after presidential vote

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Uganda has persistently violated the rights of its citizens and media in the aftermath of last month's presidential election which saw President...

Rival of Uganda’s Museveni challenges presidential poll result

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One of the candidates who sought to end Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's thirty years in power in last month's presidential vote filed...

Voting underway in Uganda amid long delays

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Ugandans started casting their votes on Thursday to decide whether to give Yoweri Museveni, in power for three decades, another term in...

Ugandan police chief accused of warning of war ahead of vote

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Ugandan opposition groups expressed outrage on Wednesday after the country's police chief was quoted in a local newspaper telling a civilian anti-crime...

Uganda’s Museveni accused of ordering violence against opponents

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Uganda's former prime minister, one of the frontrunners in a presidential election next month, has accused incumbent President Yoweri Museveni of using...

Opposition says Uganda government trains militias to harass them

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Uganda's opposition and rights groups on Tuesday accused President Yoweri Museveni's government of training militias to intimidate opposition supporters during next year's...

Uganda’s president to mediate in Burundi as regional alarm grows

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni will fly to Burundi on Tuesday to mediate between government and opposition, an official said, in a personal...

Uganda police ban public meetings for presidential challenger

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Uganda's police force on Wednesday barred a former prime minister from holding meetings to promote his challenge to President Yoweri Museveni for...

Ugandan police arrest army general critical of Museveni

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Ugandan police on Friday arrested an army general critical of the authorities, escalating a crackdown on opponents of President Yoweri Museveni before...

Ugandan leader blames deadly attacks in west on tribal rivalry

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Uganda's president said on Tuesday that deadly attacks on its security forces near its new oil fields in the west were sparked...

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