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.

We're ready to hear poll disputes, Ugandan judiciary says

2016-02-24 13:25

The Ugandan judiciary says it is ready to hear any elections disputes amid rumours of election fraud in the just ended vote, according to a report.

UN warns over rising tension after Uganda vote

2016-02-23 18:02

The UN's rights office has voiced concern over rising tensions in Uganda following the arrest of opposition leaders and intimidation.

Uganda's opposition leader arrested

2016-02-22 21:20

Uganda's main opposition leader has been arrested by police while trying to leave his home near the capital.


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.

Ugandans shun local govt elections

2016-02-25 12:40

Ugandans have shown little interest in local government elections, with some polling stations recording a zero turnout.

Zambia has a lot to learn from Uganda polls, says former president

2016-02-24 13:23

Former president Rupiah Banda says Zambia has a lot to learn from the just ended Uganda elections, as the southern African country prepares to go to the polls later this year, a report says.

Ugandan women petition Museveni, Besigye to end hostilities

2016-02-23 15:49

An all-female election violence prevention team, the Women's Situation Room, has called for hostilities between re-elected Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and FDC leader, Kizza Besigye to end, a report says.

Uganda's Museveni declared winner of disputed polls

2016-02-20 22:14

Uganda's election commission has declared Yoweri Museveni the winner of presidential elections that were highly flawed.

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