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Ugandan Athlete Missing in Japan Spotted on CCTV
Ugandan Athlete Missing in Japan Spotted...

Ugandan Athlete Missing in Japan Spotted on CCTV

A Ugandan athlete who went missing in Japan on July 16 after failing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics has been spotted at Nagoya Station in central Japan by CCTV, news agency Kyodo reported on Monday citing a police source. Uganda’s Olympic delegation said on Friday weightlifter Julius... read more »

Ugandan Opposition Leader and Musician, Bobi Wine, arrested
Ugandan Opposition Leader and Musician, ...

Ugandan Opposition Leader and Musician, Bobi Wine, arrested

Security operatives in Uganda have arrested the country’s main opposition figure, Robert Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine. Bobi Wine had last week called on Ugandans to “rise up peacefully and unarmed” in protest against President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the East African country... read more »

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home
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Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

A court in Uganda has order security operatives to vacate the home of opposition leader, Bobi Wine, whose house arrest since the recent presidential poll has drawn international pressure, his lawyer said on Monday. Security forces have laid siege on the home of the 38-year-old musician turned... read more »

  Uganda Election: President Museveni Wins Sixth Term in Office
Uganda Election: President Museveni Wins...

Uganda Election: President Museveni Wins Sixth Term in Office

The incumbent president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office, the Electoral Commission announced on Saturday. Chairperson of the Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama disclosed that Museveni won the election with 58.64 of the total votes. Byabakama also said that Robert... read more »

Uganda Election: President Museveni in Early Lead, Preliminary Results Suggest
Uganda Election: President Museveni in E...

Uganda Election: President Museveni in Early Lead, Preliminary Results Sugg...

Uganda’s incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has taken an early lead in the presidential poll, according to preliminary results released on Friday morning by the electoral umpire, African News Today has gathered. Reuters reports that after 13.6% of votes were counted, Museveni had garnered... read more »

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FG in Talks To Secure Omah Lay, Tems’ Release in Uganda

FG in Talks To Secure Omah Lay, Tems’ Release in Uganda

The Federal Government on Monday disclosed that efforts are being made to get detained Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems, freed in Uganda, says the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora... read more »

Ugandan Government to Prosecute Parents Who Don’t Immunize Children

Ugandan Government to Prosecute Parents Who Fail to Immunize Children

Dr. Moriku Joyce Kaducu, Ugandan Minister of State for Primary Health Care has said that government will introduce a fresh nationwide immunization exercise to avail people who missed out... read more »

Uganda: President Museveni Imposes Tax on Social Media Usage to Curb Gossip

Uganda: President Museveni Imposes Tax on Social Media Usage to C...

A new law has been passed by the Ugandan parliament to impose a social media tax on its citizens. The law which is billed to take effect from 1 July will see Ugandans paying 200 shillings ($0.05) as... read more »