Tag Archives: Yoweri Museveni

17 August 18

Uganda: 3 lawmakers charged with treason after president’s car stoned

Three lawmakers in Uganda have been charged with treason after opposition supporters stoned the car of President Yoweri Museveni.

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11 August 18

Uganda president calls on youth to ‘wake up’ and pull country out of poverty, joblessness

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has called on young people in the country to “wake up” and pull themselves out of poverty and joblessness.

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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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19 April 18

Ugandan constitutional coup: a regrettable sign of the times

The coming weeks could represent a make-or-break moment for Uganda’s long-suffering political opposition – and for the political integrity of Africa as a whole. The country’s court is due to review a legal challenge to a recent amendment of the
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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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19 October 17

Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit plans

Uganda has banned “illegal” protests over plans to remove presidential age limits from the country’s constitution that would allow Yoweri Museveni to continue running in elections.

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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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26 July 17

Uganda: 56 people arrested over illegal meetings

Police in Uganda have arrested 56 people for holding illegal meetings, authorities said on Thursday.

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16 April 17

Uganda: Woman detained for criticising president refuses psychiatric exam

A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.

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