15 May 2019
The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived. That harmony evaporated in February when Rwanda abruptly closed the crossing, with queues of cargo trucks and thronging merchants turned back as soldiers from both armies marshalled along…
8 Apr 2019
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday insisted his country was safe for travellers, after the kidnapping of a US tourist, but vowed to further strengthen security in national parks.
20 Feb 2019
Uganda's ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said Wednesday.
10 Sep 2018
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has warned against foreign interference in the country’s politics days after an opposition urged the U.S. to suspend military aid over the government’s human rights record.
24 Aug 2018
Uganda's once-powerful police boss on Friday pleaded not guilty in a military court to a raft of charges, including arming a criminal gang and allowing refugees to be abducted by police.
23 Aug 2018
First, the panoramic painting of events of these times. For all who can see, and to all who can feel, it is crystal clear that this world we inhabit is out of joint from whichever angle we may look at it...
16 Aug 2018
Three Ugandan lawmakers, who are critics of President Yoweri Museveni, were Thursday charged to court for treason on their alleged role in the stoning of the president's convoy. According to the charge sheet submitted to a Magistrates’ Court in Gulu, the accused “with intent to do harm to the person of the president … unlawfully…
1 Aug 2018
Nigerian leaders will share lessons in opening channels of dialogue, mediating conflict, and establishing community-based peace accords in conflict regions at a convening of leaders in Kampala, Uganda of August 1-2, 2018. The Global Peace Leadership Conference: East Africa-Great Lakes Region is a two-day strategic summit for educators, business leaders, clerics, and parliamentarians to explore…
6 Apr 2018
Uganda’s national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50 percent of gross domestic product, creating a risk of default risk...
2 Jan 2018
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill removing presidential age limits, a spokesman said Tuesday, clearing the way for the 73-year-old's expected sixth run at the presidency in 2021.
29 Dec 2017
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Friday declined to sign a bill into law which allows Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) into the country, a parliament spokesperson said.
19 Dec 2017
Uganda’s parliament abruptly adjourned a debate over the extension of presidential rule on Tuesday amid uproar after a lawmaker alleged soldiers had entered the building.