Uganda
COVID-19 in Uganda: A lockdown foretold

A lagging vaccine program and shortages of vital medical equipment has contributed to the worsening of the COVID-19 situation in Uganda. Meanwhile, the private sector has been thriving

Ugandan soldiers withdraw from Bobi Wine’s house after court directive

On January 26, soldiers finally withdrew from the house of Boni Wine who had been under house arrest after he alleged fraud in the conduct of the electoral process

Uganda elections After alleging election fraud, opposition faces persecution in Uganda

In the presidential and parliamentary elections in Uganda held simultaneously on January 14, long time president Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement were declared victorious despite multiple allegations of rigging

Bobi Wine alleges large scale rigging in Ugandan elections

The major opposition candidate in the Ugandan election, Bobi Wine, alleged “the worst rigging this country has ever witnessed.” He is contesting against incumbent Yoweri Museveni who has been in power since 1986

In Ugandan elections, Museveni regime faces determined youth resistance

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Milton Allimadi of Black Star News about the upcoming elections in Uganda and escalating tensions ahead of the electoral process

Uganda 2021 Presidential-Candidates On eve of Ugandan elections, presidential contender Bobi Wine faces renewed persecution

Bobi Wine, the leading opposition candidate, has continuously faced attacks and repression in his attempt to unseat long-term president Yoweri Museveni in the elections that will be held on January 14

Ahead of Ugandan presidential elections, violence against opposition, journalists continues

Due to sustained repression, Bobi Wine, the main challenger to president Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming January 14 election, has appealed to the International Criminal Court to investigate government officials

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine’s security guard killed, 2 journalists hurt in attack on rally

This is the third such attack against Bobi Wine, strong challenger to the country’s long-time president Yoweri Museveni, since he filed his nomination in November. Presidential elections are to be held on January 14, 2021

Uganda Bobi Wine resumes campaign Ugandan presidential hopeful Bobi Wine resumes campaign, claims threat to his life

Bobi Wine is the main contender against long-serving incumbent president Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming presidential elections in January. He had suspended his campaign on Tuesday after his team was attacked by security forces in a village near Kampala

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine released on bail

Pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine was arrested on Wednesday on charges of violation of COVID-19-related regulations. His arrest was followed by mass protests during which state repression led to at least 37 deaths

“French oil giant Total’s projects in East Africa violate human rights, environmental safeguards”

A report by Amis de la Terre France (Friends of the Earth) and Survie (Survival) says that the company’s projects have threatened more than 100,000 people’s livelihoods and created conditions for their displacement without proper compensation

Ugandan judges plan strike against underfunding of judiciary

A parliamentary decision from a decade ago to increase the number of High Court judges from 51 to 82 remains on paper. The judges also claim they are overburdened and are not paid accordingly

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