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Politics

British Police Warn Rwandan Dissidents of Threat

By JOSH KRON and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN | KAMPALA, Uganda — The British police have warned two outspoken Rwandan dissidents living in London that their lives are in danger because the Rwandan government may be plotting to kill the...


Uganda opposition leader stopped after encounter with police outside home

Washington Post | KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan police on Thursday stopped the country’s top opposition leader from participating in what authorities said could be a destructive protest march. Kizza Besigye said that shortly af...



VIDEO: Museveni sworn in for 4th official term

President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in for the fourth official term. Museveni took the oath before thousands of Ugandans joined by a dozen of African heads of state at Kololo grounds in the capital Kampala.



Nigerian President Expresses Shock over Death at Museveni’s Inauguration

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed shock over the reported death of a Ugandan as a result of protests during the swearing-in of President Yoweri Museveni. Jonathan, in a statement by his Senior Special Adviser on Media a...


Amnesty International: NEW UGANDA GOVERNMENT MUST PRIORITISE IMPROVING HUMAN RIGHTS

Amnesty International: As President Yoweri Museveni forms his new government and begins his new term in office, Amnesty International is urging him to take steps to improve Uganda’s patchy human rights record. Amnesty Interna...



Statement by the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs on the “WALK TO WORK” Demonstrations

By Hon. Henry Oryem Okello ~ Your Excellencies, I warmly welcome you all to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to this briefing on the “Walk to Work” Demonstrations. Concern has been expressed about Police action in respon...



Ugandan opposition leader, Besigye, returns home as President Museveni Is Sworn In

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has returned home a day after he was barred from boarding a flight from Kenya, and hours before president Yoweri Museveni was sworn into his fourth term. Massive crowds welcomed Besigye, ...


Kenya deports British rights defender investigating illegal deportation of terror suspects

By Associated Press | NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says a British human rights investigator looking into the illegal deportations and detentions of terror suspects from Kenya to Uganda has herself been deported. Hassan ...



Ugandan Opposition Leader Given Airline Ticket to Return Home

By Fred Ojambo | Kenya Airways Ltd. (KNAL) gave Uganda’s main opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, a ticket to return home from neighboring Kenya, after he was prevented from travelling on the airline earlier in the day, the com...


Ugandans in SA want Zuma to decline inauguration invitation

The Ugandan community in South Africa is asking President Jacob Zuma to decline an invitation to President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration next week. The Ugandan Civil Alliance Network’s Stephen Twinoburyo said human rights ...



Uganda, Kenya, other World leaders react to news of bin Laden’s death

(CNN) — World reaction poured in early Monday after President Barack Obama’s announcement that terror leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. The United States put its diplomatic facilities around the world o...



Gaddafi’s Son, Saif al Arab, ‘Killed In Nato Air Strike’

(CNN) — One of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s sons — Saif al-Arab Gadhafi — was killed after a NATO airstrike, a spokesman for Libya’s government said Sunday at a press conference. Moammar Gadhafi...





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