Kizza Besigye

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Supporters of Ugandan pop star- turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine,  protest on the streets of Kampala following his arrest on Wednesday. Photograph:  Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty Images

Sixteen people have been killed in Uganda in operations by military and police personnel battling to put down protests over the arrest of presidential(...)

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(...)

Ugandan voters who were unable to vote on Thursday because of delays in delivering polling materials queue outside a polling stations in Kampala on Friday. Photograph: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images

Police on Friday arrested Uganda’s main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye and fired teargas at his supporters as early results from the presidential (...)

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(...)