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Ugandan electoral commission officials count ballot papers after the polls closed at a polling station in Kampala, Uganda, on Thursday. Photograph: Sumy Sadruni/AFP via Getty Images

Uganda’s electoral commission has said the country’s president Yoweri Museveni is leading in Thursday’s election with results in from 29 per cent of p(...)

 Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, otherwise known as Bobi Wine, casts his ballot in the presidential elections in Kampala, Uganda.  Photograph: EPA/STR

Hundreds of people were already lined up in Magere, on the outskirts of the Ugandan capital Kampala, as soldiers carried ballot boxes into polling st(...)

 Election posters for presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu otherwise known as Bobi Wine adorn a locked store front in the capital Kampala. Photograph: EPA/STR

Uganda has blocked internet access nationwide ahead of Thursday’s elections – the most anticipated elections in the country in decades. Former rebel (...)

A government-organised coronavirus task force meeting in Gulu, northern Uganda. Photograph: Sally Hayden

For most of 2020, Santos Okot Lapolo, the chairman of the coronavirus taskforce in Gulu, northern Uganda, presided over weekly meetings under a mango (...)


On Thursday, the people of Uganda will cast their ballots in that country’s 2021 presidential election. The incumbent, President Yoweri Museveni, is a(...)

Musician turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, at his home in Wakiso, Uganda, on Friday, announcing  his plans to take president Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni/AFP via Getty Images

Uganda’s opposition has petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) to begin an investigation into senior government officials – including long-(...)

Christopher Muhumza, 27, a boda boda driver, wanted to run for a parliamentary position, but couldn’t afford the 3 million Ugandan shillings registration fee. Photograph: Sally Hayden

In Kamwokya, a packed slum in the middle of Uganda’s capital city, Kampala, many locals are hesitant to talk about the upcoming elections, despite the(...)

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine, aka Robert Kyagulanyi, speaks at a press conference in Kampala on Tuesday. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine has said the only way to avenge his murdered supporters is to “liberate” Uganda, days after one of his bodygu(...)

Child soldiers watch the inauguration of Yoweri Museveni in 1986. Photograph: William Campbell/Sygma via Getty

The verdict is due in January in the war crimes trial of Dominic Ongwen, former child soldier and commander of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army. But(...)

Sheila Magoye jumps for joy at the end of her Movember challenge  in 2019

Sheila Magoye is originally from Blanchardstown, in Dublin, but now lives in Melbourne, where she works for Cricket Australia Advancing to Australia (...)

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