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Wife of hacked Ugandan Muslim cleric arrested

2016-04-18 13:26

Ugandan police have arrested the wife of a Muslim cleric, who was hacked to death by thugs, a report says.

Ugandan man jailed for fathering twins with teenage daughter

2016-04-14 13:34

A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in Uganda after he was found guilty of raping his 15-year-old daughter and getting her pregnant, a report says.

Uganda police lift house arrest on opposition chief

2016-04-01 18:50

Uganda police have ended the six-week-long house arrest of an opposition leader imposed after he claimed recent presidential elections were rigged.

At least 24 drown in Ugandan storm

2016-03-25 21:50

Ugandan police are searching for bodies after a boat capsized during a ferocious storm on Lake Albert, with the confirmed death toll at 24.

Ugandan opposition chief condemns month of house arrest

2016-03-24 10:58

Uganda's main opposition leader has spoken out against more than a month of house arrest since elections he claims were rigged.

Uganda police accused of stealing evidence in poll dispute

2016-03-10 09:27

Opposition group allege that police stole evidence for their lawsuit challenging election results

Further African expansion for Protea Hotels

2016-03-02 19:14

Protea Hotels has announced the signing of contracts for the development of new hotel properties in Uganda.

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.

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.

 

Uganda to airlift 400 cancer patients to Kenya

2016-04-15 12:44

The government of Uganda has reportedly confirmed that it will airlift at least 400 cancer patients to Kenya for treatment after the country's only radiotherapy machine broke down.

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 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.

UN helicopters attack Ugandan rebels in DRC

2016-03-25 16:31

UN helicopter gunships has attacked Ugandan rebels active in the Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile east, inflicting casualties, a senior UN official says.

ICC paves way to try LRA commander

2016-03-23 19:00

War crimes judges have confirmed 70 charges against notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen for crimes committed in Uganda, including keeping sex slaves and recruiting child soldiers.

New Uganda law makes foreign adoptions difficult

2016-03-03 15:56

Ugandan lawmakers have passed a bill that says only Ugandans can be legal guardians of orphaned or destitute children.

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.

Some Ugandan men say they are abused by their wives

2016-02-25 10:25

Some Ugandan men say they are the victims of domestic violence in a country where men are most often the perpetrators.

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.

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