As Ugandans prepare to go to the polls in January 2021, the involvement of security forces in the electoral process is a given and political reform seems a long way off
Uganda’s president is likely to win the next election. But Bobi Wine’s constituency poses the most serious threat yet to his continued rule
The story behind Ugandan photojournalist Nicholas Bamulanzeki’s iconic picture of the policeman in the floods
COMMENT: For all Bobi Wine’s evident popularity, it remains to be seen if he can build a political machine capable of posing a serious threat to Uganda’s president
Many Ugandans find Stella Nyanzi’s mode of protest, including vulgar insults and stripping to make a point, unsettling. But her challenge to the country’s patriarchy could bring much-needed reform
The Ugandan opposition leader believes he is best-placed to lead an opposition coalition
The TV cartoon character — think Homer Simpson meets Robin Hood — with added propaganda
Ever since Bobi Wine, Uganda’s biggest pop star, won his seat in parliament in a contested 2017 race, western journalists have flocked to the country’s capital, Kampala, to conduct interviews with and profile him. The interest is certainly justified: in a short time, Wine, real name Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, has turned a decade-long career in […]
Raila Odinga told Nelson Chamisa: ‘Declare victory early, and keep declaring’ — and Chamisa listened
For many Ugandans, Mugabe’s fall has been welcomed with excitement in hopes that Yoweri Museveni’s firm 31-year-grip on power will finally be toppled.
Ugandans ‘deserved better’, says the US as African observer missions and presidents praise the election that saw Yoweri Museveni reinstalled.
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 opposition leader Kizza Besigye has been released on bail, after being arrested at a gathering in Kampala following the death of a policeman.
Ugandan police have dispersed thousands of supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye who gathered to hear his calls for cost-of-living protests.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye says that cost-of-living protests must go on, despite a lull in recent weeks while he was out of the country.
Ugandan police have again arrested the country’s top opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, to prevent what they said could be a destructive protest march.
Uganda’s top opposition leader was kicked off a Kenya flight, prompting riots back home that police quelled with tear gas only a day before the p
Rioters setting up burning roadblocks in Kampala clashed with police firing tear gas on Friday, a day after Uganda’s opposition leader was arrested.
Police cracked open the window of Uganda’s top opposition leader and fired tear gas into his vehicle on Thursday.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was dragged from his car by police on Thursday and thrown into a pick-up truck, witnesses said.
Ugandan police arrested opposition leader Kizza Besigye for the third time this month and remanded him in custody after they again broke up a
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye and a number of associates were arrested as they prepared to take part in a third round of protests.
Ugandan police have arrested the country’s two main opposition leaders after they attempted to lead a protest over rising prices.
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.
Veteran Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, edged closer on Sunday to a resounding victory in a presidential election.
Ugandans started voting on Friday in polls widely predicted to return long-time leader Yoweri Museveni to power.