Tag Archives: Uganda

08 February 19

Uganda: BBC journalists arrested by police

Police in Uganda have arrested a group of BBC investigative journalists in the country’s capital, Kampala.

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19 December 18

Uganda set to sell $103m debt to fund defence ministry

Uganda’s Ministry of Finance has announced the country plans to sell $103 million (380 billion shillings) of debt to help fund the Ministry of Defense.

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19 December 18

Uganda: 19 NGO workers killed in bus crash

At least 19 members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Uganda were killed in a bus crash on Tuesday.

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17 December 18

Uganda: Bobi Wine in hading after police raid, lawyer says

Ugandan pop star and opposition MP, Bobi Wine, is in hiding after a police raid on a hotel he was staying in before a concert, his lawyer has said.

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26 November 18

Uganda: 31 killed as party boat sinks in Lake Victoria

At least 31 people have died in Uganda after a party boat carrying more than 90 passengers capsized in Lake Victoria on Saturday.

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16 November 18

Tightening up the Ugandan tax net key to boosting public health

In a very encouraging sign for public health, the Ugandan government has announced that the revenue gleaned from taxes on alcohol and soft drinks will be channeled into a fund to provide lifesaving HIV treatment. Unfortunately, making sure that the
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24 September 18

Uganda: Bobi Wine ‘escorted’ home by police upon return

Ugandan politician Bobi Wine was “escorted” home by police upon his return to the country with authorities denying the MP was arrested.

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20 September 18

Uganda: Bobi Wine set to return to Uganda

Uganda MP Bobi Wine says he will return home from the US on Thursday, despite concerns for his safety.

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11 September 18

Uganda: Museveni warns against foreign interference amid calls to cut US aid

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has warned foreign powers against interfering in his country’s politics, days after the lawyer of an opposition MP called for the US to suspend military funding to the government.

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04 September 18

Uganda’s Bobi Wine tells of torture carried out by soldiers

Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has taken to social media to give his account of the “torture” he received from soldiers while being detained for more than two weeks.

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