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.

Ugandan women petition Museveni, Besigye to end hostilities

2016-02-23 15:49

An all-female election violence prevention team, the Women's Situation Room, has called for hostilities between re-elected Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and FDC leader, Kizza Besigye to end, a report says.

East African leaders congratulate Museveni

2016-02-22 14:46

Two prominent east African leaders - Uhuru Kenyatta and Pierre Nkurunziza - were among the first to congratulate Uganda President Yoweri Museveni on his victory in the presidential elections, a report says.

US deplores 'irregularities' in Uganda elections

2016-02-21 09:21

The US has noted a series of troubling "irregularities" in Uganda's presidential and parliamentary elections, saying that "the Ugandan people deserve better".

Uganda's Museveni wins fifth term

2016-02-20 15:20

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni extended his three-decade rule, winning a fifth term with 60% of the vote in the country's election, poll officials said.

Uganda opposition leader under house arrest amid tensions

2016-02-20 11:53

Ugandan police have put the main opposition candidate under house arrest to prevent him from leading protests as the country awaits the results of a disputed election.


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.

UN warns over rising tension after Uganda vote

2016-02-23 18:02

The UN's rights office has voiced concern over rising tensions in Uganda following the arrest of opposition leaders and intimidation.

Uganda's opposition leader arrested

2016-02-22 21:20

Uganda's main opposition leader has been arrested by police while trying to leave his home near the capital.

Uganda's Museveni rejects fraud claims

2016-02-21 20:14

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has celebrated extending his three decades in power with a walk with his beloved cows, dismissing opposition claims of poll rigging and criticism by the international community.

Uganda's Museveni declared winner of disputed polls

2016-02-20 22:14

Uganda's election commission has declared Yoweri Museveni the winner of presidential elections that were highly flawed.

Uganda's Museveni wins 61% of votes with 83% counted

2016-02-20 12:53

Uganda's veteran President Yoweri Museveni looks set to extend his three decades in power, winning 61% of votes cast in an election with 83% of the ballots counted, official results showed.

Uganda poll delays 'inexcusable': observer chief

2016-02-18 22:45

International election observers have warned that hours-long delays in delivering ballot papers in Uganda's national elections would not 'inspire trust' in the polling.

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