Uganda lawmakers debate controversial NGO bill

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Ugandan lawmakers have debated a bill that would give authorities sweeping powers to regulate civil society as rights groups warned it would “strangle” criticism of the government.

Ugandans mark Gay Pride, but stigma tempers joy

2015-08-09 11:01

Several dozen Ugandans have marked Gay Pride, cheering that such a parade could go ahead in a country that only last year tried to impose long jail terms for gay sex.

Uganda leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-election

2015-07-31 18:00

Uganda's long-serving president has declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying he is backed by the historical leaders of the former rebel movement that has been in power since 1986.

Ugandan MPs get bumper travel payout

2015-07-27 16:27

Ugandan members of parliament have been awarded a one-off payment of four times their monthly pay to supplement their travel expenses.

Ugandan rebels kill 3 women in DRC raid

2015-07-24 14:37

Ugandan rebels have killed three women during a raid in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a research group and provincial governor say.

Uganda rebel charged with crimes against humanity

2015-07-22 19:02

A Ugandan rebel leader accused of killing hundreds of civilians has been charged in court with crimes against humanity and mass murder.

Uganda's Museveni slams UN for failing to take on rebels

2015-07-18 07:04

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has accused United Nations peacekeepers of failing to disarm rebels in the east of neighbouring Congo and says his army should be allowed to hunt them down instead.

Uganda minister in Burundi for crisis mediation

2015-07-16 22:02

Ugandan-led regional efforts to resolve Burundi's violent political crisis are continuing with the country's defence minister standing in for President Yoweri Museveni as mediator.

Uganda's president starts mediation role in Burundi unrest

2015-07-15 09:50

Uganda’s president has started mediating talks between Burundi’s government and opposition groups that are opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s controversial bid for a third term.

Islamist rebel handed over to Uganda from Tanzania

2015-07-12 14:22

A Ugandan Islamist rebel leader accused of heading a group that has killed hundreds of people has been handed over to Uganda after being extradited from Tanzania, an army spokesperson has said.


Uganda lists 16 firms allowed to bid for new oil blocks

2015-08-11 17:13

The Uganda government has listed 16 international firms that are authorised to bid for oil exploration rights to six blocks of land near Uganda’s border with DRC.

Uganda's top court bans 'bride price' refund

2015-08-06 18:02

Uganda's top court has banned the practice of refunding bride price - normally livestock given by the groom to his bride's family - when a marriage ends in divorce.

New central Africa oil block threatens wildlife

2015-07-30 17:30

Activists say the new oil block on the Uganda-DRC border threatens delicate wildlife areas.

Obama to wade into South Sudan peace drive

2015-07-27 07:01

US President Barack Obama will try to build African support for tough action against South Sudan's warring leaders if they reject an August peace ultimatum.

US should cut security aid to Uganda - HRW

2015-07-24 08:05

Human Rights Watch has reportedly urged the US to cut back security assistance to Uganda in response to the country’s recently enacted anti-gay law.

Uganda: Groups say proposed law could gag them for polls

2015-07-20 23:45

Civil society organisations in Uganda say a proposed new law to regulate their activities is intended to stifle freedoms and blunt criticism of government ahead of presidential elections next year.

Shabaab outlines plans for East Africa terror expansion

2015-07-17 17:56

The leader of Somalia’s al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab rebels has issued an Eid message calling for a wave of new recruits in order to “lift the pain of Muslims” across East Africa.

Museveni leaves Burundi crisis talks without deal

2015-07-15 17:09

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has left crisis talks between Burundi's rival political factions without a deal.

Uganda's president to mediate in Burundi

2015-07-13 17:01

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni will fly to Burundi to mediate between government and opposition leaders, underlining the scale of regional alarm.

Ugandan presidential challengers freed after arrests

2015-07-10 10:31

Police have released two Ugandan presidential challengers after they were arrested for planning campaign rallies without permission.

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