Uganda's challengers: the candidates hoping to unseat Museveni

2016-02-17 18:12

Seven candidates are challenging Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming presidential election.

Uganda election mischief deepens

2016-02-15 19:03

Ugandan police have again arrested the main challenger of President Yoweri Museveni in this week's elections,

Uganda elections: US issues security alert to its citizens

2016-01-26 13:50

The United States government has issued a security warning to US citizens living in Uganda or anyone intending on travelling to the east African nation ahead of the February 18 presidential elections, a report says.

Museveni to get 51% of votes, new poll shows

2016-01-21 13:15

An opinion poll indicates that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will win the upcoming presidential election with 51% of the votes.

Ugandan police again teargas Museveni rival rally

2015-09-10 22:55

Ugandan police have fired tear gas for a second consecutive day to disperse supporters of presidential contender Amama Mbabazi, who is seeking to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Museveni in next year's elections.

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.

Uganda bans public meetings for challenger

2015-06-24 19:15

Uganda's police force have barred a former prime minister from holding meetings to promote his challenge to President Yoweri Museveni for power.

Uganda's ousted PM says to run on Youtube

2015-06-15 21:13

Uganda's former prime minister, ousted in a power struggle, says on Youtube he will seek the presidency.

Uganda PM wins damages from UK paper

2013-07-30 20:04

Ugandan Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has accepted substantial damages from Britain's Daily Mail newspaper after it falsely claimed he and his "cronies" siphoned off millions of dollars of foreign aid.

Uganda returns stolen aid to Norway

2013-02-06 22:28

Uganda has returned three million euros in aid to Norway after it was misappropriated.


Anxiety, optimism grip Uganda ahead of elections

2016-02-17 15:37

Anxiety and optimism have engulfed Uganda, as the east African country prepares to go to the polls, a report says.

Elections: Uganda declares February 18 a holiday

2016-02-11 11:56

The Ugandan government has declared February 18 a public holiday to allow registered voters to participate in the upcoming presidential elections.

Museveni spends $7m on election campaign in just 2 months - report

2016-01-22 14:28

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has spent at least $7m on his 2016 election campaign in only two months, a report says.

Ugandan leader and rival get green light to run

2015-11-03 19:02

Uganda's electoral commission has approved veteran leader Yoweri Museveni's bid to extend his three decades in office, kicking off campaigning for the presidential election.

Ugandan police fire teargas at President's rival

2015-09-09 22:30

Police in northeastern Uganda has fired teargas to disperse a campaign rally held by Amama Mbabazi, the country's former prime minister.

Ugandan police arrest presidential aspirants

2015-07-09 12:24

Ugandan police have arrested a former prime minister who wants to challenge President Yoweri Museveni for the ruling party’s candidacy ahead of 2016.

Uganda arrests general critical of Museveni

2015-06-19 16:43

Ugandan police have arrested an army general critical of the authorities, escalating a crackdown on opponents of President Yoweri Museveni before elections early next year.

Uganda's ousted PM to run against president

2015-06-15 12:05

A former Ugandan prime minister who was fired last year says he will seek the presidency in elections scheduled for next year.

Aid theft: Uganda calls for donor's help

2013-05-02 10:17

Uganda wants foreign donors to help it tighten financial controls to prevent the mismanagement or theft that led them to halt payments, PM Amama Mbabazi says.

Uganda tightens internet security

2012-08-17 16:26

Uganda is tightening its internet security after hackers attacked the PM's website to post statements supporting gay rights, the country's internet regulator says.

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