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.

Zambian leader slammed over Uganda election remarks

2016-05-16 13:43

Zambians and Ugandans have castigated President Edgar Lungu over the remarks he made in Uganda last week when he attended President Yoweri Museveni's swearing-in ceremony.

ICC 'a bunch of useless people' - Meseveni

2016-05-13 12:28

European, US and Canadian diplomats reportedly walked out of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's swearing-in ceremony after he made disparaging comments about the ICC.


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.

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.

Journalist group slams Uganda over social media blackout

2016-05-13 13:51

The Committee to Protect Journalists has criticised Uganda over social media shut down during President Yoweri Museveni's inauguration.

US diplomats walk out of Uganda president's inauguration

2016-05-13 11:43

The State Department says the US delegation attending Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's inauguration walked out of the ceremony in protest.

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