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Ugandan MPs vote to remove presidential age limit

Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni has received a major boost should he decide to run again as president in 2021 after his country’s lawmakers voted on Tuesday to remove the presidential age limit in the constitution.

Uganda’s Museveni orders halt to torture

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ordered his security chiefs on Tuesday to stop torture by their personnel after media images of a detained politician with septic wounds on his body stirred public outrage. Human rights activists said those…

Museveni’s critic sent back to prison by the court

The University lecturer who is standing trial for 'insulting' and criticizing the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni and his wife will remain in detention for a few days after a court refused to grant her bail on Wednesday. A Ugandan high…

Uganda begins withdrawing troops from CAR

The Ugandan military said on Wednesday it has begun withdrawing troops from Central African Republic where it had been pursuing rebel leader Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army, saying it has accomplished its mission - although Kony…

Ugandan minister accused of taking bribe charged

A Ugandan minister, Herbert Kabafunzaki was on Tuesday charged with corruption offences following his arrest on Saturday for allegedly taking a bribe. He is accused of taking the bribe from a hotel owner to clear him of sexual harassment…

Museveni’s critic to undergo psychiatric checkup

The Ugandan government is pushing for a thorough mental examination to be conducted on a university lecturer currently standing trial for insulting the President in January 2017 Facebook post. The prominent University of Makerere lecturer…