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.

Uganda:149 alleged rebels arrested after assault on palace

2016-11-29 16:04

Uganda's government says 149 people have been arrested in a restive region near Democratic Republic of Congo where clashes with a tribal militia have killed at least 62 people.

Uganda: Rights groups urge restraint in rebel crackdown

2016-11-29 07:08

Rights groups are urging Ugandan security forces to show restraint as they crack down on the members of a tribal militia in a remote area near the border with DRC.

Clashes kill at least 55 in restive Ugandan kingdom

2016-11-27 15:15

At least 55 people have been killed in fierce fighting that erupted in western Uganda between security forces and a separatist militia linked to a tribal king, police say.

Uganda: Student held after trying to chain self at university gate

2016-11-14 20:01

A student leader at Uganda's Makerere University has been arrested for attempting to chain himself at the main gate, while protesting the closure of the university.


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?

Top Africa stories: Burundi, Zim, DRC

2016-11-29 20:03

Zimbabwean bankers who leaked bond notes pictures on social media have been fired, and a top aid to Burundi president has escaped an assassination attempt.

Zuma, Museveni's 'shortest' meeting

2016-11-29 12:06

President Jacob Zuma found time to host his Ugandan counterpart President Yoweri Museveni, even as the ANC National Executive Committee was locked in a room debating his fate.

Death toll from Uganda clashes rises to 62

2016-11-28 18:01

The death toll has risen to 62 from weekend clashes in a traditional kingdom in western Uganda, which pitted security forces against royal guards accused of belonging to a separatist militia, says the police.

8-year-old Ugandan girl held on suspicion of being gay - report

2016-11-20 16:59

Ugandan authorities have arrested an 8-year-old girl on suspicion of being gay, a report says, adding that police are holding her in custody.

African leaders congratulate Donald Trump

2016-11-09 19:32

Several African leaders have congratulated Donald Trump following his victory in the just ended US elections.

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