Tag Archives: Uganda election 2021

16 July 19

Uganda: Bobi Wine to run in 2021 election ‘on behalf of the people’

Ugandan pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine has announced he will run in the country’s next presidential election in 2021.

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06 May 19

Uganda’s 2021 election buildup already feels familiar

On February 18, 2016, Uganda re-elected long-serving president Yoweri Museveni for the fifth time. However, it was one the most tightly-contested election he has faced during his rule, which now spans more than three decades. At least, it was expected
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20 April 19

Uganda: Top court paves way for Museveni 2021 election run

Uganda’s top court has upheld controversial changes to the country’s constitution pave the way for President Yoweri Museveni to run in elections scheduled for 2021.

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18 March 19

Uganda’s ruling party backs Museveni for another term

Members of parliament from Uganda’s ruling party have given their backing for  President Yoweri Museveni to run for another term in charge.

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30 July 18

Uganda court validates Yoweri Museveni presidency for life

A constitutional court in Uganda has validated constitutional changes that could allow President Yoweri Museveni to remain in power for the rest of his life.

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20 December 17

Uganda: MPs vote to remove presidential age limit

Lawmakers in Uganda voted overwhelmingly in favour of removing constitutional age limitations for presidential candidates on Wednesday, paving the way for Yoweri Museveni to run for a sixth term as president in 2021.

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09 October 17

Uganda officially proposes law to extent Museveni reign

Lawmakers in Uganda introduced a bill that will allow President Yoweri Museveni to extend his reign in power on Tuesday.

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28 September 17

Uganda: Lawmakers throw punches, chairs in parliament brawl

Lawmakers in Uganda threw punches and chairs during a live parliamentary session on Tuesday that ended in a televised brawl.

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20 September 17

FDC: Museveni ‘determined to legalise his life presidency’

One of Uganda’s leading opposition groups says President Yoweri Museveni is “determined to legalise his life presidency” by lifting the age limit on presidential candidates.

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