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.

Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fifth term

2016-05-12 20:02

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has embarked on a fourth decade in power when he was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term.

Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fifth term

2016-05-12 12:58

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has embarked on a fourth decade in power when he was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term.

Tensions in Uganda ahead of Museveni's inauguration

2016-05-10 12:57

Tensions are on the rise in Uganda, as members from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change continue to be arrested ahead of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony, according to a report.

Uganda court validates disputed re-election

2016-03-31 18:09

Uganda's top court has dismissed a petition that sought to nullify the results of a disputed presidential election.

Ugandan opposition leader asks court to free him from house arrest

2016-02-29 13:12

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has sought the help of the courts to evict security police who have placed him under house arrest since the country's election day.

Ugandans shun local govt elections

2016-02-25 12:40

Ugandans have shown little interest in local government elections, with some polling stations recording a zero turnout.

We're ready to hear poll disputes, Ugandan judiciary says

2016-02-24 13:25

The Ugandan judiciary says it is ready to hear any elections disputes amid rumours of election fraud in the just ended vote, according to a report.


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.

Accept defeat, Zambian president tells Ugandan opposition

2016-05-12 13:26

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has called on members of Uganda's opposition to accept defeat and recognise Yoweri Museveni as the country's president.

EU calls for change in Uganda

2016-05-11 14:43

The head of the European Union delegation to Uganda, Kristian Schmidt, has asked government to stop its hostile reaction to calls for change, a report says.

Museveni tells foreign donor nations to back off

2016-04-11 15:14

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has reportedly warned donor countries that are in the "habit" of criticising his government, to back off.

Uganda opposition challenges Museveni win

2016-03-01 21:18

Uganda's failed presidential challenger Amama Mbabazi has launched a petition challenging the win by President Yoweri Museveni last month.

Mass arrests after disputed Ugandan poll

2016-02-27 07:49

Uganda's main opposition party says more than 200 of its supporters are in detention across the country following a disputed election.

Many Ugandans wary of protests

2016-02-25 05:10

Many Ugandans, including those who supported Kizza Besigye, are wary of the opposition leader's call for protests over disputed elections.

Zambia has a lot to learn from Uganda polls, says former president

2016-02-24 13:23

Former president Rupiah Banda says Zambia has a lot to learn from the just ended Uganda elections, as the southern African country prepares to go to the polls later this year, a report says.

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