ARTICLES RELATING TO YOWERI MUSEVENI

Uganda activists warn new bill would stifle government critics

2015-04-22 13:53

Activists in Uganda have warned that a “dangerous” new bill seeking to regulate non-governmental organisations would silence critics and “negate the very essence of freedom of association and expression”.

I'm looking forward to stepping down - Tanzanian leader

2015-04-08 16:31

President Jakaya Kikwete has reportedly described his presidential job as "stressful and thankless", saying he can't wait to step down when his tenure comes to an end in October.

Uganda in talks with US over fate of top LRA rebel

2015-01-08 11:20

Ugandan army officers have met a top commander of the notorious LRA rebels who is wanted by the International Criminal Court and in US custody, Uganda's defence minister says.

Uganda's Museveni says ICC unfair

2014-12-12 18:32

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has called on African nations to drop out of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court.

Ugandans won't let me retire, says Museveni

2014-12-08 15:25

Uganda’s veteran President Yoweri Museveni says people don’t want him to retire but that he doesn’t "need power", ahead of a highly anticipated ruling party conference next week.

Ugandan anti-gay bill may be ready by Christmas

2014-11-21 08:47

Ugandan lawmakers say they have drawn up new anti-gay legislation with cross-bench support, and hope to present it before parliament by the end of the year.

East Africa leaders push South Sudan peace

2014-11-06 21:31

East African leaders have met in Ethiopia to push warring South Sudanese rivals to end almost 11 months of conflict, amid renewed threats of UN sanctions.

Ugandan muso guilty of porn

2014-11-03 21:41

A Ugandan musician has become the first to be convicted under a tough new anti-pornography law over a music video featuring a singer writhing in her underwear.

Uganda 'gay' trial dimissed for lack of evidence

2014-10-22 16:04

A Ugandan judge has dismissed the case of two men accused of having homosexual sex, the first since tough laws were repealed, their lawyer says.

Ugandan leader sacks PM seen as rival

2014-09-19 12:55

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has replaced his prime minister, the government says, removing a former ally who some analysts had seen as a potential contender for the top job.

 

Uganda sitting on a political time bomb – opposition

2015-04-13 15:45

Uganda’s main opposition party says the country is sitting on a "political time bomb" and Ugandans need to stop it from "blasting" by allowing President Yoweri Museveni to retire.

Uganda in talks with US over fate of top LRA rebel

2015-01-08 13:00

Ugandan army officers have met a top commander of the notorious LRA rebels who is wanted by the International Criminal Court and in US custody, Uganda's defence minister says.

Ugandan dissident general under house arrest

2015-01-03 20:12

An outspoken Ugandan general who recently returned to the country after 18 months in self-imposed exile has been placed under house arrest.

More killings follow DRC massacre

2014-12-09 20:13

More civilians have been slain in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo days after the massacre of 36 people by suspected Ugandan rebels.

Uganda MPs ready new anti-gay bill as 'Christmas gift'

2014-12-05 12:45

Ugandan lawmakers drafting new anti-gay legislation say they will submit it to parliament as a "Christmas gift" to the people.

Uganda draws up new anti-gay law - activists

2014-11-08 16:06

Uganda's ruling party has drawn up a new anti-gay law and could push it through parliament before the end of the year, rights activists say.

Army clashes with 'rebels' blamed for DRC massacres

2014-11-04 13:27

The Congolese army clashed Monday with suspected Ugandan rebels blamed for two massacres in the town of Beni in the volatile east of Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior official said.

Top N Korean leader in Uganda to boost security ties

2014-10-29 14:33

North Korea’s ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong Nam, is set to visit Uganda with the aim of sealing deals to strengthen security ties, the presidency in Kampala says.

Anti-gay law: Uganda leader warns of economic impact

2014-10-03 14:23

Uganda's president has signalled he is having second thoughts over tough anti-homosexuality legislation, arguing the impoverished east African nation needs to consider the impact of trade and economic growth.

Zimbabwe says Uganda's JLOS is Africa's best

2014-09-04 12:17

Zimbabwe has reportedly hailed Uganda's Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) saying the east African country runs one of the best JLOS on the continent.

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