Police kill 2 at Uganda rally against president's long rule

2017-10-18 18:53

A Uganda opposition official says police have shot dead two people while seeking to foil a political rally in a remote part of the country.

2 Ugandan opposition lawmakers' homes hit by grenade attacks

2017-10-03 14:29

2 Ugandan opposition legislators say their residences have been attacked by people who lobbed explosive devices

Uganda ejects lawmakers opposed to President Museveni's long rule

2017-09-27 15:55

Uganda's parliamentary speaker has ordered the eviction of 25 lawmakers who are opposed to legislation that seeks to extend the decades-long rule of President Yoweri Museveni.

Ugandan lawmakers in brawl over 'life presidency' bill

2017-09-26 20:06

A fight broke out in Uganda's parliament amid efforts to introduce legislation that could extend the long-time leader's decades-long hold on power

Ugandan police fire tear gas at 'life presidency' protesters

2017-09-21 12:45

Ugandan police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to rule for life.

Uganda lawmakers plan to remove presidential age limit

2017-09-12 19:45

Lawmakers with Uganda's ruling party have backed plans to remove the presidential age limit, which would allow longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

Uganda arrests dozens of opposition activists

2017-07-20 20:00

Police in Uganda have announced the arrests of opposition activists this week amid speculation that longtime President Yoweri Museveni is planning to change the constitution so he can stand for re-election.

Three arrested in Uganda for mock presidential funeral

2017-07-08 19:56

Three people carrying a coffin marked with President Yoweri Museveni's name were arrested in western Uganda and will be charged with "illegal assembly", police have said.

EU pledges $95m to Uganda for S Sudan refugees

2017-06-22 19:07

The EU has pledged $95m to Uganda, ahead of a summit to raise twenty times that amount to help it deal with nearly one million refugees from South Sudan.

Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

2017-05-26 12:31

Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers have urged Uganda's government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during violent clashes with a tribal kingdom last year that left over 100 dead.


Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit bill

2017-10-18 16:41

Ugandan police have banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidential age limits, seen as paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni to serve a sixth term in office.

Uganda introduces bill to scrap presidential age limit

2017-09-27 19:08

Uganda's parliament has taken the first step towards scrapping the presidential age limit that would allow long-standing ruler Yoweri Museveni to stay in power.

WATCH: Lawmakers push, punch each other in Ugandan parliament

2017-09-27 13:00

Fistfights and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda’s parliament ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni a fifth term in office. Watch the video.

Ugandan students defy ban to protest over presidential age limit

2017-09-21 20:00

Ugandan police have fired teargas at students who defied a police order banning protests as they demonstrated the proposed removal of presidential age limits that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021.

Uganda police detain 11 protesting 'life presidency'

2017-09-19 08:20

Ugandan police have detained a lawmaker and 10 others who were arrested while protesting against a plan that they charge would enable the country's long-term president to rule for life.

Africa's longest-serving leaders

2017-08-21 19:27

Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, in power since 1979, will not contest Wednesday's general election, meaning he will soon lose his place as Africa's second longest-serving leader.

Protesters arrested for burning Museveni T-shirts

2017-07-19 16:40

Two people, protesting against a plan by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to change the constitution, have been arrested for burning T-shirts with the president's face on them.

Uganda's 'Ghetto President' reggae star becomes real life MP

2017-06-30 16:12

For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His Excellency the Ghetto President.

Uganda probes Chinese diplomats over ivory trafficking

2017-05-31 21:07

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered an investigation into possible collusion between the country's wildlife agency and two Chinese diplomats in the trafficking of ivory.

Ugandan leader slams torture after claims of police excesses

2017-05-16 22:01

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says the use of torture was "wrong" but faced criticism from a top rights monitor for not demanding an enquiry on alleged police excesses.

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