Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Uganda News

Uganda's opposition supporters nervously await next move

Kanpala - Across opposition strongholds in Uganda's capital, the reaction to President Yoweri Museveni's contested re-election has been muted, with his rival's supporters too fearful -- or dispirited -- to take to the streets.

Uganda slams US over attempted visit to confined opposition leader

Kanpala - Uganda's government spokesman on Tuesday accused the US ambassador of breaching diplomatic norms and engaging in "mischief" over her attempt to visit opposition leader Bobi Wine, who is confined to his home.

Uganda eases internet shutdown imposed over election

Kanpala - Internet was partially restored in Uganda on Monday almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across the East African country ahead of elections the opposition says were rigged.

Uganda eases internet shutdown imposed over election

Kanpala - Internet was partially restored in Uganda on Monday almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across the country ahead of elections the opposition says were rigged.

Uganda's Bobi Wine still under 'house arrest' after poll: party

Kanpala - Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine remains under "house arrest", his party said on Sunday, after a disputed election returned President Yoweri Museveni to office for a sixth term.

Uganda's Museveni extends 35-year rule with disputed election win

Kanpala - Uganda's Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office, the election commission said Saturday, extending his 35-year rule after an election which his main rival said was marred by fraud.

Uganda's Bobi Wine rejects poll results, claims victory

Kanpala - Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a "complete sham" early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.

Uganda's Bobi Wine rejects poll results, claims victory

Kanpala - Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a "complete sham" early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.

Uganda holds election under internet blackout

Kanpala - Ugandans voted Thursday under heavy security and an internet blackout in an election pitting veteran leader Yoweri Museveni against a former popstar after one of the bloodiest campaigns in years.

Ugandan opposition urges voters to guard against rigging

Kanpala - Uganda's opposition frontrunner on Tuesday urged supporters to turn out in large numbers and to "protect" this week's election from rigging, accusing the ruling party of trying to intimidate voters.

Uganda to vote following violent pre-election crackdown

Kanpala - Ugandans vote Thursday in a highly-charged election after one of the bloodiest campaigns in years, as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni seeks a sixth term against a singer-turned-lawmaker half his age.

Facebook shuts Uganda accounts ahead of vote

Kanpala - Facebook has shut a slew of accounts belonging to Ugandan government officials accused of seeking to manipulate public debate ahead of elections Thursday, the internet giant told AFP on Monday.

'It is extreme': Uganda tightens screws as vote looms

Nairobi - Tear gas, midnight arrests, threats and intimidation -- the tactics employed every election cycle in Uganda are familiar to all who dare challenge President Yoweri Museveni's 35-year grip on power.

37 die in violent start to Uganda's election season

Kanpala - Uganda's opposition presidential candidate, Bobi Wine, was defiant Friday after being released on bail following violent clashes between security forces and his supporters that left at least 37 people dead, marking a violent start to the country's elec...

Teargas, rubber bullets on second day of protests in Uganda

Kanpala - Security forces fanned out across the Ugandan capital on Thursday, firing teargas and rubber bullets at pockets of protesters angered by the arrest of presidential candidate Bobi Wine, on the second day of clashes that have already left seven dead.

7 dead in Uganda protests after arrest of presidential candidate

Kanpala - Seven people died in violent protests that erupted in Kampala on Wednesday after Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine was arrested, police said.

Uganda's Bobi Wine 'beaten' after filing presidential candidacy

Kanpala - Uganda's pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine said he was detained, "beaten" and "tortured" by police on Tuesday minutes after he registered his candidacy to challenge President Yoweri Museveni in next year's election.

Uproar as Uganda pursues plan to dam waterfall in national park

Ndaro - The boat edged as close as possible to the deafening surge of water roaring over Murchison Falls, giving tourists a hair-raising shot of one of Africa's awesome and terrifying natural spectacles.

Ugandan activist freed as court quashes charge of 'harassing' president

Kanpala - Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi walked free from court amid chaotic scenes Thursday after a judge overturned her conviction for "cyber-harassment" of President Yoweri Museveni.

Burnt to the bone: Uganda's acid attack survivors seek justice

Kanpala - Ugandan university student Linette Kirungi was on her way to class when she heard footsteps behind her. The next thing she felt was liquid on her face -- then burning agony.She had just turned down a marriage proposal from her ex-boyfriend.

Four rare mountain gorillas 'killed by lightning' in Uganda

Kanpala - Four endangered mountain gorillas, including three adult females, have been killed by an apparent lightning strike in a Ugandan national park, a conservation group has said.

Uganda police arrest pop-star MP Bobi Wine, teargas supporters

Kanpala - Ugandan police on Monday arrested singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine and sprayed teargas to disperse his supporters as he sought to kick off public meetings ahead of presidential elections next year.

Uganda's Museveni begins jungle march to highlight liberation struggle

Kanpala - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday began a six-day march through the jungle to re-trace the route through which his guerrilla forces seized power three decades ago, which critics dismissed as a bid to rally support ahead of 2021 elections.

10 civilians killed in militia attack in eastern DRCongo

Beni - Ten civilians were killed in an attack in eastern DR Congo blamed on an Islamist-rooted armed group based in Uganda, a local official said Wednesday.

Review: TIFF 2019: ‘Crazy World’ makes its own rules Special

‘Crazy World’ is a one-of-a-kind movie experience from Uganda, featuring child kung-fu masters, lots of gunfire and an important message.

UN appoints new HIV/AIDS chief after controversy

New York - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief on Wednesday after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement.

Uganda begins trial of Ebola vaccine: health officials

Kanpala - Uganda said Monday it had started a trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that may be used in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, where an outbreak has killed more than 1,800 people.

WHO emergency panel meets on Ebola after Uganda deaths

Geneva - The World Health Organization emergency committee will decide Friday whether to declare a raging Ebola epidemic an international threat, after an outbreak that began in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed into Uganda.

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

Kanpala - Uganda on Thursday recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DR Congo, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic had now killed more than 1,400 people.

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda: health official

Kanpala - A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 12 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Uganda


Uganda Image

The Great Lakes region of Africa  including Rwanda  with its western border on the eastern border of...
The Great Lakes region of Africa, including Rwanda, with its western border on the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Relief Web
A widow and her two children on the streets of Uganda.
A widow and her two children on the streets of Uganda.
Faith Child Ministry
Congolese refugees in the Nakivale refugee settlement in southwest Uganda.
Congolese refugees in the Nakivale refugee settlement in southwest Uganda.
IRIN Photo
the path way to UCU
the path way to UCU
A photo of Joseph Kony  leader of Uganda s Lord s Resistance Army
A photo of Joseph Kony, leader of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army
Chris Shultz
Members of Uganda's gay community and gay rights activists celebrate after the constitutional c...
Members of Uganda's gay community and gay rights activists celebrate after the constitutional court overturned anti-gay laws during a hearing in Kampala, on August 1, 2014
Isaac Kasamani, AFP
Some of the children of Faith Child Ministries.
Some of the children of Faith Child Ministries.
Faith Child Ministry
Norbert Mao  Ugandan lawyer and leader of Uganda s Democratic Party  on his way to a Ugandan Police ...
Norbert Mao, Ugandan lawyer and leader of Uganda's Democratic Party, on his way to a Ugandan Police station after being arrested for walking to work during a Walk to Work protest in Kampala, Uganda, on Monday, 04.11.2011.
Activists4Change
A typical meal for children in the orphanage.
A typical meal for children in the orphanage.
Faith Child Ministry
Chameleon Hill Lodge
Chameleon Hill Lodge
A Little League World Series Game in Howard J. Lamade Stadium in 2007 South Williamsport  Lycoming C...
A Little League World Series Game in Howard J. Lamade Stadium in 2007 South Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
www.en.wikipedia.org
NABE15  super beans  are high yielding  drought and disease resilient beans.
NABE15 "super beans" are high yielding, drought and disease resilient beans.
CIAT
Untitled
Kizza Besigye Campaign
Untitled
Faith Child Ministry
Besigye waves to supporters at Agago Trading Center on February 14  2011.
Besigye waves to supporters at Agago Trading Center on February 14, 2011.
Kizza Besigye Campaign
Every day at least five women are brought to the gynaecological ward of Uganda’s Mulago National R...
Every day at least five women are brought to the gynaecological ward of Uganda’s Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala for treatment for complications caused by crude attempts to terminate their pregnancies.
Inter Press Service / Andrew Green
Victims of the bombing are expected to pass 100 injured or dead from terrorist related bombings duri...
Victims of the bombing are expected to pass 100 injured or dead from terrorist related bombings during the World Cup final being viewed by fans in Kampala, Uganda.
SkyNews Screen shot
Ugandan tortoises can grow up to be quite a bit larger and stronger than most breeds. However they u...
Ugandan tortoises can grow up to be quite a bit larger and stronger than most breeds. However they usually eat plants and don't bother people.
Muhammad Mahdi Karim
 I am reconvening the IHR Emergency Committee on 14 June in Geneva to ascertain whether the outbreak...
"I am reconvening the IHR Emergency Committee on 14 June in Geneva to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. This will be the 3rd meeting of the committee on this outbreak."
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Mount Khadam  Uganda
Mount Khadam, Uganda
Wikicommons

Latest News
Top News