Uganda judiciary says it is ready to handle election disputes

The Judiciary in Uganda says that is ready to handle all election disputes that will emerge from the Presidential and Parliamentary elections that will be held today (Thursday).  Uganda’s Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ) Richard Butera...

Amnesty calls for authorities in Uganda to lift social media block ahead of election

Amnesty International is calling on authorities in Uganda to lift social media block amid crackdown ahead of election on Thursday. Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn, and the Great Lakes  Sarah...

US cancels observer mission for Uganda polls

The US will not observe Uganda's general election on Thursday as 75% of its poll observer accreditation requests were turned down by the electoral commission. Ambassador Natalie Brown said that the commission provided no explanation...

EAC election observer teams flagged off to Uganda

Observer teams from the East African Community Election Observer Mission (EAC-EOM) to Thursday's Uganda General Election were formally flagged off in Kampala on Tuesday morning. Flagging off the observers, EAC-EOM Head of Mission H.E. Domitien...

The pop star, the president and a Covid crackdown

On Thursday Ugandans will vote in a general election after a campaign marked by violence which has killed dozens of people. President Yoweri Museveni is seeking his sixth elected term in office after 35 years...

Facebook takes down Ugandan accounts ahead of election

Facebook has taken down a network in Uganda linked to the country’s ministry of information for using fake and duplicate accounts to post ahead of this week’s presidential election, the U.S. social media giant...

The ‘ghetto president’ aiming for the real thing

There has never been a peaceful handover of power in Uganda, but pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine is hoping to change that by unseating long-serving President Yoweri Museveni in Thursday's vote. BBC Africa correspondent Catherine...

Ugandan politician Bobi Wine charged for breaking coronavirus rules

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail after being charged with spreading coronavirus. The court ruled on Friday after Mr Wine, 38, held a large rally this week. Human rights groups say the...
Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine arrested

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine arrested

Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested by the police after he was cleared to run by the electoral commission, reports the BBC's Patience Atuhaire. He was "grabbed and...

Uganda’s Museveni to seek sixth term in office

Uganda's ruling party has announced President Yoweri Museveni as its presidential candidate for the general elections scheduled for January 2021. It sets the stage for the 75-year-old president to extend his rule to four decades...
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