The Ugandan government said on Friday it had ordered more than 50 non-governmental organisations to suspend operations, a major escalation of its efforts to tighten control over civil society.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, alongside presidents of 11 countries on Wednesday in Kampala, attended the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni was sworn in Wednesday for his sixth term as president, as police surrounded the home of his main opposition rival who decried the inauguration as a "sham".
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Kampala, Uganda, to represent Nigeria at the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
By his election as President of Uganda for the sixth time, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni led his country to miss the opportunity of easing political succession through credible democratic means.
Lawyers for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine filed a challenge in the Supreme Court on Monday against President Yoweri Museveni's victory in last month's election, claiming the poll was rigged.
The people of Uganda have just gone an entire week without the internet. And when the online blackout ended, Ugandans discovered their democracy may well have been stolen whilst they sat in the digital dark. And the lesson to other authoritarian nations is as clear as it is concerning: Controlling the internet allows you control…
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Sunday urged the international community to demand he be released from "house arrest" after a disputed election returned President Yoweri Museveni
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
Uganda's opposition leader Bobi Wine said the country's election had seen "widespread fraud and violence", as votes trickled in Friday under an internet blackout.
Yoweri Museveni has been president longer than most Ugandans have been alive, but the ageing leader shows no sign of retiring as he seeks yet again to extend his rule.
16 Nov 2020
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday met with Ethiopia's foreign minister to discuss the growing conflict in that country, urging negotiations between warring parties.