Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (centre) gestures while standing on a car during the inauguration ceremony for his sixth term at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala, Uganda on May 12th. Photograph: Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni was sworn in for a sixth term on Wednesday. The 76-year-old has been in control of the east African country since se(...)

Security officers waiting  for the arrival of re-elected Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on his way back from his country home in Kampala on January 21st, 2021. Photograph:   Getty Images

Outcry is continuing across Uganda over the disappearances of hundreds of civilians, many of whom were opposition supporters. Local media has been a(...)

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni stops to speak to supporters as he heads back to his residence in Kampala on Thursday, after being declared the winner in last week’s election. Photograph: Luke Dray/Getty Images

As Uganda’s presidential runner-up Bobi Wine waits for a court ruling on whether his continued house arrest is illegal, president Yoweri Museveni carr(...)

 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 (...)

Stella Nyanzi: poet organised a protest for more food distribution to people financially struggling in the nationwide lockdown to curb coronavirus. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni/AFP

Activist and poet Stella Nyanzi was hauled away by police after leading a protest decrying Uganda’s “hunger pandemic” on Monday, as poor citizens acro(...)

Khalid Mahmoud (39): was arrested for planning to carry out a food distribution for orphans, widows and other vulnerable people. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Khalid Mahmoud was at home when police and local authorities arrived to arrest him. “You are being arrested for committing attempted murder,” he remem(...)

Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi speaks  outside the court in Kampala on Thursday after a judge overturned her conviction for cyber harassment of president Yoweri Museveni. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni/AFP via Getty Images

Tedious legal proceedings escalated into police firing live ammunition when Ugandan academic, feminist and poet Stella Nyanzi was cleared of cyberbull(...)

Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as pop star Bobi Wine is challengeing  long-standing president Yoweri Museveni’s power  in a byelection. Photograph: Biko Macoins/AFP/Getty

Ugandans went to the polls in the country’s west on Thursday in a byelection which saw popstar-turned-opposition politician Bobi Wine go head to head (...)

Uganda’s main opposition leader Kizza Besigyeis arrested by police and put into the back of a blacked-out police van which whisked him away and was later seen at a rural police station, outside his home in Kasangati, Uganda, on  Monday. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

Police arrested Uganda’s main opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, for the fourth time in eight days on Monday, after an election that the United States(...)

Women queue to cast their votes in presidential and parliamentary elections at a polling station in Nabweru, Kampala, on Thursday. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Ugandans began voting on Thursday in a presidential election that pits President Yoweri Museveni, in power for three decades, against a long-time riva(...)