Uganda central bank takes over key commercial bank

2016-10-20 19:32

Uganda's central bank says it has taken over management of the country's largest locally owned commercial bank, Crane Bank, adding that its lack of capital posed a risk to the financial system.

Museveni a 'blessing' to Uganda, wife says in birthday message

2016-09-15 19:00

Ugandan First lady Janet Museveni has hailed her husband as a "blessing" to the east African country, a report says.

Ugandan rebel leader charged with treason

2016-09-08 10:00

Ugandan rebel leader, Jamil Mukulu has been sentenced to 14 months at the Luzira high security prison in Kampala after being formally charged with treason and murder.

DRC, Uganda leaders agree on sharing intel to fight rebels

2016-08-05 07:20

Congo, Uganda leaders agree on sharing intel to fight rebels active along countries' border.

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

Uganda, Djibouti censured by ICC

2016-07-12 22:15

The International Criminal Court says it is referring Uganda and Djibouti to the UN Security Council after the countries' failed to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Gunmen attack remote Ugandan police post

2016-06-13 21:26

Ugandan officials say they have repelled a deadly attack on a police post by gunmen amid reports of mass arrests of soldiers accused of plotting against President Yoweri Museveni.

Museveni drops 35 ministers, picks his wife for key education portfolio

2016-06-09 11:55

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has dropped at least 35 ministers from his cabinet and appointed his wife as the new education and sports minister.

Turkey president in Uganda on African tour

2016-06-01 21:16

Turkey's President Recep Teyyep Edorgan is in Uganda to promote trade and tourism opportunities between the two countries.


PHOTO: Python invades Museveni's farm on eve of his birthday

2016-09-16 15:09

A large python was shot dead on Wednesday after it was found to have invaded the farm of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

At least 4 African heads to attend Lungu's inauguration ceremony

2016-09-12 13:12

At least four African heads of state are set to attend Zambian President Edgar Lungu's inauguration ceremony, which the opposition has vowed to snub.

Anger in Uganda as MPs set to get new luxury cars

2016-08-17 14:55

There is considerable anger in Uganda over a plan by the government to pay members of parliament up to Sh150 million each to buy new vehicles.

Effort underway to allow Uganda president to rule for life

2016-08-03 15:59

A Ugandan spokesperson says officials of Uganda's ruling party want to remove the age limit on the presidency.

Museveni plans to cut down on civil servants

2016-08-01 15:25

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has proposed reducing the number of civil servants in a bid to cut costs and improve service delivery, the Daily Monitor has reported.

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.

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

Thirty held in Uganda over 'coup plot'

2016-06-10 18:00

At least 30 people, including serving soldiers and an opposition MP, have been detained on suspicion of plotting to overthrow Uganda's government.

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.

Ugandan president's son denies he wants to succeed father

2016-05-26 12:18

The son of Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, has rejected claims that he plans to succeed his father, reports say.

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