Tag Archives: Uganda

06 May 21

Uganda: UN, rights groups condemn anti-gay bill

The United Nations and human rights groups have condemned the passing of Uganda’s Sexual Offences Bill that criminalises same-sex relations.

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16 April 21

Uganda: US imposes travel bans over disputed election

The US is imposing visa restrictions on Ugandans linked to the country’s contested election in January.

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11 April 21

Tanzania, Uganda sign oil pipeline project deal

Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed the East African Crude Oil Pipeline project agreement that will build a 1,440 km crude oil pipeline will be constructed from Uganda’s Albertine region to the seaport of Tanga in Tanzania.

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26 February 21

Uganda: Bobi Wine withdraws election legal challenge

Ugandan opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who is also known by the stage name Bobi Wine, on Monday said he had instructed his layers to withdraw his legal challenge against last month’s election result naming President Yoweri Museveni as the winner.

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22 February 21

HRW: Justice for beaten journalists in Rwanda

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for authorities in Uganda to hold security forces accountable after at least 10 journalists were beaten by military soldiers while covering the political activities of opposition leader Bobi Wine.

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25 January 21

Uganda: Court orders security forces to leave Bobi Wine’s property

A court in Uganda has ordered the military and police to leave the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine.

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19 January 21

Uganda: Bobi Wine under house arrest after Museveni election win

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine says he is being held under house arrest after President Yoweri Museveni was re-elected for his sixth term on Thursday.

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19 January 21

Uganda: Museveni wins contested election, secures sixth term

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni secured a sixth term in power on Saturday after the country’s electoral commission named him the winner of this week’s landmark election.

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27 December 20

Uganda: Bobi Wine says bodyguard killed by police

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine says police killed one of his bodyguards on Sunday, accusing military police of deliberately running him over.

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02 December 20

Uganda: Bobi Wine suspends campaigns over protest violence

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine suspended his presidential campaign on Tuesday after members of his team were injured during clashes between his supporters and security forces.

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