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East Africa crude pipeline must stop: Letter to Museveni, Suluhu Hassan

Climate activists write Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Suluhu Hassan to stop building the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline, amid climate change

Museveni scared of COVID-19 vaccine

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda said he has not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19 because he is “careful” and is still weighing which jab to take.

Bobi Wine challenges Museveni’s election victory in court

Opposition candidate and flag bearer of the National Unity Platform (NUP) in the recently, concluded Ugandan election, Bobi Wine filed a challenge at the Supreme Court on Monday against President Yoweri Museveni.

Uganda moves for reconciliation after Museveni confirmed poll winner

Political and religious forces in Uganda are calling for reconciliation after the country's most violent elections since President Yoweri Museveni took over power in 1986.

How U.S. billions keep Museveni in power: Reports

By Max Bearak Longtime Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, who on Saturday won a sixth term as president with 60 percent of the vote, is being...

Museveni floors Bobi Wine, wins 6th term as Uganda’s President

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni has won a 6th term as president, extending his 35 years in office.

Uganda election: Museveni extends lead over Bobi Wine

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has extended his lead in Thursday's polls, winning 62.7 percent of the votes cast after 51 percent of ballots counted.

Uganda Poll: Bobi Wine rejects results as President Museveni leads

Preliminary results released on Friday morning by the electoral commission show President Yoweri Museveni is currently in an early lead in Uganda’s presidential election.

Ugandans troop out to vote

Ugandans in unprecedented numbers were voting Thursday in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence, unplugging of internet access and the social media.

Concerns grow over fairness of Uganda’s election tomorrow

There is a growing chorus of concern over the credibility of tomorrow's Ugandan election, which pits long serving President Yoweri Museveni against 10 candidates, including opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a popular singer.

Soyinka, Tutu, 118 others urge AU, EU, U.S. to ensure fair polls in Uganda

By Abankula A group of 120 prominent people worldwide has called on the African Union, US, UK, EU and all people of conscience to...

Uganda to compensate victims of violent riots

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said the government would compensate victims of the violent protests that left several people dead.

Uganda police arrest Museveni’s rival Bobi Wine, attack supporters

Ugandan police used rubber bullets, live rounds and tear gas to break up a protest by supporters of opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine.

Ugandan president inaugurates “Africa Kwetu”

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday began a six-day walk in honor of the country’s fighters who won a five-year guerrilla war in 1986.

Feuding Kagame, Museveni to meet in Angola

  Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are on Friday expected to meet in Angola and shed more light on the...

Uganda dismisses reports of plot to overthrow Rwandese Govt

The Ugandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed “with contempt” claims by a Kampala media house that President Yoweri Museveni is plotting to overthrow his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame.

Uganda president, Museveni seeks re-election after 3 decades in power

KAMPALA, (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to...

Uganda draws up new anti-gay law

Uganda's ruling party has drawn up new anti-gay legislation and could push it through parliament before the end of the year, rights activists said...

Uganda gay pride party after law is overturned

Dancing and waving rainbow-coloured flags, Ugandan activists held their first gay pride rally Saturday since the overturning of a tough anti-homosexuality law, which authorities...

Museveni denies Uganda forced to drop anti-gay law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni denied Saturday that the scrapping of a tough anti-gay law he had championed had anything to do with an Africa-US...

Anti-gay law: Uganda accuses World Bank of blackmail

Uganda accused the World Bank of blackmail Friday after the lender stalled a $90-million loan over the east African nation's adoption of a...

Uganda defiant on anti-gay law, ready to forgo foreign aid

Uganda's government on Tuesday defended its decision to push through tough anti-homosexuality laws, saying it is determined to protect the country's "morals" even if...

Museveni to snub Obama on anti-gay law

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni will sign into law a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life despite international pressure and the...

Obama warns Uganda on anti-gay law

US President Barack Obama on Sunday warned Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni against enacting anti-gay legislation, calling it a "step backward" and saying it would...

Supporters of Museveni remove Kampala Mayor

The mayor of Uganda's capital Kampala was ousted from office by local councillors on Monday after a lengthly power struggle with supporters of President...

Ebola virus panic in Kampala

Uganda's president, Yoweri Museveni Monday warned against physical contact after a victim of a deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus was reported in the...

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