Zimbabwe says Uganda's JLOS is Africa's best

2014-09-04 12:17

Zimbabwe has reportedly hailed Uganda's Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) saying the east African country runs one of the best JLOS on the continent.

Uganda opposition: Homosexuality is not 'foreign'

2014-02-27 09:49

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has criticised tough new anti-gay laws, saying that homosexuality is not “foreign” and that the issue is being used to divert attention from domestic problems.

Cops arrest Besigye to prevent rallies

2013-07-23 09:47

Police have arrested Uganda's leading opposition figure saying he was about to stage illegal rallies, in what will be seen as the latest crackdown on dissent in the oil-rich African country.

Besigye held again as threat to stability

2013-06-25 16:07

Ugandas leading opposition politician has been arrested by police for the second time in less than a week for trying to destabilise the country.

Uganda celebrates 50 yrs of independence

2012-10-09 16:22

Several African leaders are joining thousands of Ugandans on an airstrip in the capital of Kampala where 50 years ago Uganda announced independence from British rule.

Uganda's Besigye charged after deadly rally

2012-03-28 14:43

A Ugandan court has charged the country’s main opposition leader Kizza Besigye with an offence linked to the killing of a police officer during a rally last week.

Uganda arrests opposition leader

2012-03-21 17:31

Ugandan police have arrested opposition leader Kizza Besigye in connection with the killing of a police officer who died during a riot in Kampala.

Uganda police release Besigye

2012-01-20 21:04

Ugandan police say they have released the country’s main opposition leader and several of his allies after detaining the group to stop them leading an anti-government rally in the capital.

Uganda's Besigye to quit as party chief

2012-01-13 22:28

Uganda's main opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who has lost to President Yoweri Museveni in three elections, is to resign as the leader of his party, an official says.

Besigye to stay under house arrest

2011-10-25 19:39

Uganda will keep opposition leader Kizza Besigye under house arrest until he promises to stop participating in anti-government protests that have marred the nation’s image, police say.


You can keep your aid, Uganda tells West

2014-02-27 12:00

Ugandans have shrugged off foreign aid cuts and international criticism of its tough new anti-gay law, saying it could do without Western aid.

No pay for Ugandan teachers, police

2013-07-24 10:47

More than 83 000 government workers, including teachers and police, have not been paid as the country grapples with a cash squeeze after aid cuts by donors.

Uganda's Besigye freed, protests planned

2013-06-26 13:34

Police have freed Uganda’s leading opposition figure without charge a day after alleging he threatened national stability, his party says.

Ugandan opposition leader detained again

2013-01-26 18:09

Ugandan police say they arrested leading opposition politician Kizza Besigye over plans to restart anti-government demonstrations in Kampala.

Uganda's Kizza Besigye gets bail

2012-03-28 21:26

Uganda's leading opposition leader was released on bail by a court in the capital after being charged in connection with violent anti-government protests that led to the death of a police officer.

Besigye faces 'unlawful assembly' charges

2012-03-22 13:01

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye will be charged with unlawful assembly after his arrest and subsequent release on bail following a demonstration, his lawyer says.

Opposition MPs plan to impeach Museveni

2012-03-16 22:10

Ugandan opposition lawmakers are planning to impeach Yoweri Museveni over corruption, but face an uphill task in removing the veteran president.

Uganda detains Besigye ahead of rally

2012-01-19 14:58

Uganda police have fired tear gas before bundling opposition leader Kizza Besigye and several allies into police vans, witnesses say, shortly before planned anti-government protests.

Uganda's Besigye arrested again

2011-10-31 11:36

Ugandan police have arrested opposition leader Kizza Besigye for the second time in a month, his party says, as he was leaving his house to join a protest against soaring food and fuel prices.

Besigye arrested as protests resume

2011-10-18 12:05

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has been briefly arrested as he took part in a "walk-to-work" protest against surging consumer prices and wasteful government, his party says.

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