Tag Archives: Uganda

02 December 19

Bobi Wine: Museveni plans to rig 2021 election

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.

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22 November 19

Uganda bans thousands of charities in crackdown

Uganda’s government has told more than 12,000 charities that they can no longer operate in the country.

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05 November 19

HRW: Students, journalists attacked by Uganda security forces

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.

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30 October 19

Uganda finally taking a stand for effective alcohol regulation

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
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16 October 19

HRW: Uganda’s media clampdown intensifies

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Ugandan government is intensifying its clampdown on media and press freedoms in the East African country.

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15 October 19

Uganda denies plans to impose death penalty for gay sex

Uganda has denied reports the country is planning to impose the death penalty for gay sex, following a global backlash.

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14 September 19

Uganda: US sanctions ex-police chief over rights abuses

The United States has imposed sanctions against Uganda’s former chief of police, Kale Kayihura, over alleged human rights violations and corruption.

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07 September 19

Uganda-Tanzania pipeline project suspended after deal collapse

Work on an oil pipeline project between Uganda and Tanzania has been suspended after Total SA allegedly scrapped plans to buy a stake in Tullow Oil Plc’s oil fields in Uganda.

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01 September 19

Uganda: 9-year-old girl dies from Ebola

A 9-year-old-girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, the country’s health officials announced on Friday.

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28 August 19

Harvard student sues Uganda president for blocking him on Twitter

A student at Harvard University has filed a lawsuit against Uganda President Yoweri Museveni for blocking him on Twitter.

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