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Elias Biryabarema

Elias Biryabarema

    Uganda opposition leader held after election loss
    Uganda opposition leader held after election loss
    Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was detained for the fourth time in eight days on Monday, after he failed to unseat long-serving President...
    Uganda's constitutional court overturns anti-gay law
    Uganda's constitutional court overturns anti-gay law
    Uganda's constitutional court on Friday overturned an anti-homosexuality law that punished gay sex with long prison sentences and which drew stern...
    Ugandans petition court over anti-gay law
    Ugandans petition court over anti-gay law
    Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences have filed a constitutional petition alleging that...
    Uganda's Museveni signs anti-gay Bill
    Uganda's Museveni signs anti-gay Bill
    Uganda's president signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people on Monday, defying protests from rights groups, Western donors and a...
    Ugandan teachers strike to demand 20% pay increase
    Ugandan teachers strike to demand 20% pay increase
    Ugandan school teachers went on strike on Monday after their demands for a 20% pay increase were rejected, underlining the strains the...
    Ugandan police crack down on new Besigye gathering
    Ugandan police crack down on new Besigye gathering
    Ugandan police fired teargas to disperse thousands of supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye who had gathered to hear his renewed calls for...
    Twenty-million-year-old ape skull found in Uganda
    Twenty-million-year-old ape skull found in Uganda
    Ugandan and French scientists have discovered a fossil of a skull of a tree-climbing ape from about 20-million years ago in Uganda's Karamoja...
    Uganda police detain opposition leaders over protests
    Uganda police detain opposition leaders over protests
    Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye and a number of associates were arrested as they prepared to take part in a third round of protests over...
    Uganda's Museveni wins disputed presidential election
    Uganda's Museveni wins disputed presidential election
    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest serving leaders, won election to a fourth term in office by a huge margin on Sunday but...
    Uganda's Museveni on verge of huge poll victory
    Uganda's Museveni on verge of huge poll victory
    Veteran Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, edged closer to a resounding victory in a presidential election the opposition said...
    Uganda army rejects UN accusations of DRC crimes
    Uganda army rejects UN accusations of DRC crimes
    The Ugandan army on Tuesday dismissed accusations in a leaked United Nations draft on atrocities in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...
    Uganda makes arrests following deadly bombings
    Uganda makes arrests following deadly bombings
    Ugandan police have found an unexploded suicide vest and made a number of arrests after coordinated bomb blasts ripped through two bars and killed...