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.

Uganda opposition leader under house arrest amid tensions

2016-02-20 11:53

Ugandan police have put the main opposition candidate under house arrest to prevent him from leading protests as the country awaits the results of a disputed election.

Ugandan presidential challenger Kizza Besigye arrested: party

2016-02-18 19:02

Ugandan police have arrested top presidential challenger Kizza Besigye as polls closed, his Forum for Democratic Change party says.

Uganda presidential polls turn fatal

2016-02-16 16:09

A Ugandan opposition leader says one of his supporters was fatally shot in clashes with police during campaign marches in the capital.


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's Museveni wins 61% of votes with 83% counted

2016-02-20 12:53

Uganda's veteran President Yoweri Museveni looks set to extend his three decades in power, winning 61% of votes cast in an election with 83% of the ballots counted, official results showed.

Uganda police fire tear gas at angry voters

2016-02-18 20:01

Ugandan police have fired tear gas to disperse furious voters in Kampala as the election commission apologised for hours-long delays.

Uganda's challengers: the candidates hoping to unseat Museveni

2016-02-17 18:12

Seven candidates are challenging Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming presidential election.

Ugandan police fire tear gas at opposition crowd

2016-02-15 22:47

Ugandan police fire tear gas on opposition supporters and briefly arrest the leading opposition candidate.

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