EU pledges $95m to Uganda for S Sudan refugees

2017-06-22 19:07

The EU has pledged $95m to Uganda, ahead of a summit to raise twenty times that amount to help it deal with nearly one million refugees from South Sudan.

Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

2017-05-26 12:31

Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers have urged Uganda's government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during violent clashes with a tribal kingdom last year that left over 100 dead.

Bailed Ugandan academic doubles down on presidential insults

2017-05-16 20:09

A prominent Ugandan academic charged with cyber harassment for calling President Yoweri Museveni a "pair of buttocks" is back on social media with more colourful criticism of the country's leader.

The buttocks and the activist

2017-05-07 06:25

The arrest and detention of Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi should be a concern for all. Her crime was simple; she dared speak out against the Ugandan government’s failed promises.

Social media campaign calls for release of Nyanzi

2017-04-27 10:00

Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi has reportedly been remanded in custody as a social media campaign calling for her release kicked off.

Uganda charges, jails academic for insulting the president

2017-04-11 10:44

A prominent academic in Uganda has been remanded to a maximum-security prison after being charged with insulting the president.

Uganda arrests academic who criticised president's wife

2017-04-08 21:00

Uganda has arrested a prominent academic for criticising the wife of President Yoweri Museveni on social media, police say.

India's vice president visits Uganda, meets president

2017-02-22 21:46

India's Vice President Hamid Ansari is meeting with Ugandan officials on the second leg of his African visit.

Ugandan president's 'I'm not your servant' comment should 'worry us all'

2017-01-29 14:45

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s recent "I'm not your servant" remark "should worry us", an editorial comment by Daily Monitor says, adding that such utterance means he is not "accountable" to Ugandans.

Africa's big men: The continent's long-serving leaders

2017-01-19 14:17

Who are the nine longest-serving leaders in Africa and how long have they been in power?


Uganda probes Chinese diplomats over ivory trafficking

2017-05-31 21:07

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered an investigation into possible collusion between the country's wildlife agency and two Chinese diplomats in the trafficking of ivory.

Ugandan leader slams torture after claims of police excesses

2017-05-16 22:01

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says the use of torture was "wrong" but faced criticism from a top rights monitor for not demanding an enquiry on alleged police excesses.

Activist who called Ugandan president a 'pair of buttocks ' gets bail

2017-05-10 16:34

A Ugandan court has released on bail a Ugandan academic who has been jailed for calling the president "a pair of buttocks".

Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?

2017-05-01 09:21

The Ugandan president discusses regional relationships, human rights abuses and possible constitutional reform.

Jailed Uganda critic resists forced psychiatric exam: Lawyer

2017-04-14 11:53

A Ugandan academic detained for calling the country's president "a pair of buttocks" resisted attempts to forcibly carry out psychiatric tests on her, says lawyer, describing the alleged incident as an attack on her dignity.

Uganda arrests government minister accused of taking bribe

2017-04-09 09:04

Ugandan police have arrested a government minister for allegedly taking a bribe from a businessman.

Uganda's Museveni slams top cop assassination, calls for camera installations

2017-03-17 20:28

President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the killing of a prominent cop and "directed the immediate installation of cameras in all major towns of Uganda and along the highways," his office says.

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

2017-02-20 18:35

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor has been launched in Uganda amid concerns about the source of its minerals.

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 opposition members ask ICC to investigate killings

2017-01-05 17:05

A group of opposition members in Uganda's parliament has petitioned the International Criminal Court to investigate the killing of dozens of people in clashes between a traditional king's guards and security forces in November.

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