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Kampala SWC bombings mastermind gets life

2016-05-27 20:17

A Ugandan court has sentenced the convicted mastermind of twin bombings in Kampala that killed 76 people in 2010, to life in prison.

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.

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.

Uganda: Safety concerns for jailed opposition leader

2016-05-16 19:03

A lawyer for a detained opposition leader in Uganda says he is concerned for the safety of his client, who has been charged with treason last week because of his anti-government protests.

Uganda confirms opposition leader charged with treason

2016-05-14 18:00

A judiciary spokesperson says Uganda's main opposition leader has been charged with treason and jailed in a remote area in the country's northeast.

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.

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.

Downpours trigger fatal Uganda landslides

2016-05-10 23:15

About 15 people were killed and dozens injured in landslides triggered by torrential downpours in hilly western Uganda.

 

Uganda 2010 bombing mastermind found guilty

2016-05-26 18:04

The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab that killed 76 people in Kampala has been found guilty.

Uganda protests to DRC over border police killings

2016-05-24 17:23

Uganda has sent an official complaint to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo after four police officers were shot dead on a lake between the neighbours.

Lunga's comments to Ugandans 'were meant to restore peace'

2016-05-17 13:23

Foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba says President Edgar Lungu’s message to Ugandans during his recent visit to that country was meant to restore peace following the disputed February election, reports Post Zambia.

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.

Uganda opposition leader charged with treason - lawyer

2016-05-13 22:06

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has been charged with treason at a court in Moroto, where he was taken after his latest arrest.

US denounces Uganda for hosting Sudan's Bashir

2016-05-13 12:44

The United States has condemned Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni for hosting war crimes suspect Sudan's Omar al-Bashir at his re-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.

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.

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