Ugandan students defy ban to protest over presidential age limit

2017-09-21 20:00

Ugandan police have fired teargas at students who defied a police order banning protests as they demonstrated the proposed removal of presidential age limits that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021.

Uganda: Rights groups urge restraint in rebel crackdown

2016-11-29 07:08

Rights groups are urging Ugandan security forces to show restraint as they crack down on the members of a tribal militia in a remote area near the border with DRC.

Top Africa stories: Uganda, Zim, Nigeria

2016-11-08 19:26

Zimbabwean firms urge government to adopt the SA rand as its "reference currency" and Ugandan police "block" opposition leader Kizza Besigye from travelling to SA.

2 Ugandans arrested while demonstrating for Trump at US embassy

2016-10-26 06:00

A Ugandan official says two opposition activists have been arrested outside the US Embassy while demonstrating their support for Donald Trump

Uganda police chief summoned to court over alleged torture

2016-08-01 14:54

Uganda police chief summoned to court over alleged torture of opposition members

Ugandan police attack Besigye supporters after his release

2016-07-14 12:48

Ugandan police reportedly attacked former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye's supporters who had gathered to see him after he had been incarcerated for two months on treason charges, a report says.

Uganda: Jailed opposition leader says he fears for his life

2016-06-15 14:18

Uganda: Opposition leader jailed on treason charges says he fears for his life in prison

Uganda opposition leader in maximum security jail

2016-05-18 15:59

Uganda's opposition leader has been remanded to maximum security prison in the capital after being charged with treason.

Accept defeat, Zambian president tells Ugandan opposition

2016-05-12 13:26

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has called on members of Uganda's opposition to accept defeat and recognise Yoweri Museveni as the country's president.

Ugandan opposition leader asks court to free him from house arrest

2016-02-29 13:12

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has sought the help of the courts to evict security police who have placed him under house arrest since the country's election day.


WATCH: I'm not your servant, President Museveni tells Ugandans

2017-01-27 14:02

President Yoweri Museveni has left many in Uganda disappointed following the remarks he made that he was not a "servant" - for Ugandans - but a "political fighter".

Uganda's Besigye 'finally' travels to SA

2016-11-09 18:00

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has left the east African country to attend an International Commission of Jurists Conference in South Africa.

Ugandan opposition leader 'blocked from travelling to SA'

2016-11-08 16:08

Ugandan police have been accused of blocking opposition party leader Kizza Besigye from travelling to South Africa where he was expected to speak at the International Commission of Jurists conference.

Museveni blames Ugandan opposition leader for police brutality

2016-08-02 13:51

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has blamed police brutality in his country on opposition leader Kizza Besigye, according to a report.

President Museveni feeling besieged, insecure - Besigye

2016-07-18 11:31

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has claimed that President Yoweri Museveni's recent roadside telephone conversation is clear evidence that he is feeling insecure and besieged

Don't give up fight for a better Uganda, defiant Besigye tells supporters

2016-07-13 12:52

Hours after being granted bail on charges of treason, Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has urged his supporters to not give up their fight for a better Uganda, a report says.

Museveni says can't influence release of rival Besigye

2016-06-09 11:34

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says he cannot influence the release of his long-time rival Kizza Besigye, who is in prison on an allegedly trumped up treason charge, a report says.

Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fifth term

2016-05-12 20:02

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has embarked on a fourth decade in power when he was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term.

Tensions in Uganda ahead of Museveni's inauguration

2016-05-10 12:57

Tensions are on the rise in Uganda, as members from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change continue to be arrested ahead of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony, according to a report.

Mass arrests after disputed Ugandan poll

2016-02-27 07:49

Uganda's main opposition party says more than 200 of its supporters are in detention across the country following a disputed election.

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