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17 Mar 2022
Ugandan author and activist Norman Tumuhimbise and a female journalist have been charged with cyber-stalking the country's president, their lawyer told AFP Thursday, the second writer to be arrested by the authorities recently.
28 Jan 2022
Rwanda said Friday it will reopen its land border with Uganda at the end of the month after a three-year closure, a major breakthrough in efforts to repair ties between the neighbours.
11 Jan 2022
A court in Uganda on Tuesday charged a prominent author and government critic with "disturbing" the country's veteran President Yoweri Museveni and his powerful son in unflattering social media posts.
26 Nov 2021
On Tuesday, 17 November 2015, the Uganda government signed an agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank) to borrow $207 million at two per cent upon disbursement. The loan had a maturity period of 20 years including a seven-year grace period. It has now emerged that the deal signed with the Chinese lenders virtually…
24 Oct 2021
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Sunday that an explosion in the capital Kampala that killed one person and injured five was "a terrorist act" and vowed to hunt down those responsible.
20 Aug 2021
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.
12 May 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, alongside presidents of 11 countries on Wednesday in Kampala, attended the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
12 May 2021
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".
12 May 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Kampala, Uganda, to represent Nigeria at the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
12 Feb 2021
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.
1 Feb 2021
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.
22 Jan 2021
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…

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