Police in Uganda arrested opposition figure Bobi Wine and fired teargas at his fans on Monday, during a public meeting that was supposed to mark the start of his presidential campaign.
Officials from Rwanda and Uganda failed to reach agreement on a range of bilateral disputes on Saturday.
At least 16 people have died in western Uganda as the region continues to grapple with weeks of heavy rain, the Red Cross says.
Ugandan pop star and politician Bobi Wine says President Yoweri Museveni will attempt to rig presidential elections in 2021 that could see the leader become president for life.
Uganda’s government has told more than 12,000 charities that they can no longer operate in the country.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.
In a long-overdue move, Ugandan authorities have approved the National Alcohol Control Policy in a bid to curb alcohol abuse nationwide. With Ugandans among the highest consumers of alcohol in Africa— more than one-fifth of the population engages in binge
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Ugandan government is intensifying its clampdown on media and press freedoms in the East African country.
Uganda has denied reports the country is planning to impose the death penalty for gay sex, following a global backlash.
The United States has imposed sanctions against Uganda’s former chief of police, Kale Kayihura, over alleged human rights violations and corruption.