Tag Archives: Yoweri Museveni

06 May 19

Uganda’s 2021 election buildup already feels familiar

On February 18, 2016, Uganda re-elected long-serving president Yoweri Museveni for the fifth time. However, it was one the most tightly-contested election he has faced during his rule, which now spans more than three decades. At least, it was expected
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30 April 19

Uganda: Bobi Wine arrested, sent to maximum-security prison

Ugandan opposition MP and popular musician Bobi Wine has been arrested and sent to a maximum-security prison over his alleged role in a street protest last year.

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26 April 19

Uganda: Bobi Wine escapes house arrest, protests innocence

Ugandan politician and pop star Bobi Wine appeared in public on Thursday to announce he escaped from house arrest.

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23 April 19

Uganda: Bobi Wine arrested at concert, teargas fired at supporters

Ugandan MP and pop star Bobi Wine has been arrested at one of his own concerts after security officials shut down the event.

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20 April 19

Uganda: Top court paves way for Museveni 2021 election run

Uganda’s top court has upheld controversial changes to the country’s constitution pave the way for President Yoweri Museveni to run in elections scheduled for 2021.

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18 March 19

Uganda’s ruling party backs Museveni for another term

Members of parliament from Uganda’s ruling party have given their backing for  President Yoweri Museveni to run for another term in charge.

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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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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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