Monday Ugandan police battled protesters seeking release of jailed pop star and critic of President Museveni, Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known as Bobi Wine.
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Ugandan government is under pressure from human rights activists to explain pictures and reports of the brutal torture of legislators by security forces.
Patrick Okumu-Ringa dismantled over 10 boreholes in the Nebbi municipality, a district in Northern Uganda, in reprisal for not being voted into parliament.
A Ugandan court on Thursday validated constitutional changes that removed the 75-year presidential age limit
Daily tax of 53 cents charged to access online services such as Facebook, Google, Whatsapp and Skype
Ugandan demonstrators in Kampala protested rising violence against women, including murder, rape and kidnapping
Democratic rights are increasingly not respected in Kenya, states a new report on the global status of freedom.
Ugandan lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to remove presidential age limits, paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni
Debate on age limits and term length for the president of Uganda came to a sudden halt
Uganda’s ruling party, the National Resistance Movement, has proposed scrapping the age-75 limit for presidential candidates and