Elias Biryabarema

Uganda opposition leader held after election loss

Kizza Besigye has been detained for the fourth time in just over a week – a period in which he also lost to Yoweri Museveni in the national election.

Uganda’s constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

Uganda's constitutional court has overturned an anti-homosexuality law that punished gay sex with long prison sentences.

Ugandans petition court over anti-gay law

Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.

Uganda’s Museveni signs anti-gay Bill

Uganda's president has signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people, defying protests from rights groups and Western donors.

Ugandan teachers strike to demand 20% pay increase

Schoolteachers have protested against government rejecting a 20% pay demand.

Ugandan police crack down on new Besigye gathering

Ugandan police have dispersed thousands of supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye who gathered to hear his calls for cost-of-living protests.

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 in Uganda's Karamoja region, the team said on Tuesday.

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.

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.

Uganda’s Museveni on verge of huge poll victory

Veteran Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, edged closer on Sunday to a resounding victory in a presidential election.

Uganda army rejects UN accusations of DRC crimes

The Uganda army on Tuesday dismissed accusations in a leaked UN draft report that it committed war crimes in the DRC in the 1990s.

Uganda makes arrests following deadly bombings

Ugandan police have found an unexploded suicide vest and made a number of arrests after coordinated bomb blasts killed at least 76 people on Sunday.

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