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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(...)

Dominic Ongwen:  sentenced  to 25 years in jail for war crimes and crimes against humanity.  Photograph: Peter Dejong/ANP/AFP via Getty Images

The International Criminal Court has sentenced former child soldier-turned rebel commander Dominic Ongwen to 25 years in prison for war crimes and cr(...)

In this January 15th, 2021 photograph, Uganda’s leading opposition challenger, Bobi Wine, walks back to his residence after giving a press conference outside Kampala, Uganda. Photograph: Jerome Delay/ AP

A Ugandan high court ruled on Monday that opposition leader and former presidential candidate Bobi Wine should be released from house arrest. If they(...)

Uganda electoral commission chairman Simon Byabakama, centre, declares Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni winner of the presidential elections in Kampala on Saturday. Photograph: Jerome Delay/ AP Photo

It was a little after 8pm, on Wednesday, January 13th – the eve of Uganda’s elections – when my internet went off for the final time. It had been fl(...)

Supporters of the National Resistance Movement celebrate the victory of president Yoweri Museveni in Kampala, Uganda. Photograph:  Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty

Internet services began to return in Uganda on Monday, nearly five days after they were switched off for the country’s presidential election, though m(...)

A supporter of Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni celebrates in Kampala on Saturday after their candidate was declared winner of the presidential elections. Photograph: Nicholas Bamulanzeki/ AP

Following a tarnished election marked by tanks on the streets to “maintain order”, the repression of opposition voices and the press, and a lockdown o(...)

Supporters of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) rest at a petrol station as they celebrate the victory of President Yoweri Museveni after the results of the presidential election in Kampala, Uganda.  Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images

As Yoweri Museveni was once again declared the winner of Uganda’s presidency, soldiers, police and special forces were stationed outside the house of (...)

Uganda’s Museveni declared winner of presidential poll, rival alleges fraud. Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged wide(...)

 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 (...)

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