Tag: Uganda

Uganda Police Return Opposition Leader Home, Surround House

Ugandan police returned opposition leader Bobi Wine to his home and encircled the property hours after arresting him during a protest over human-rights abuses by security agents against his supporters.…

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Uganda’s Museveni declares Covid-19 prayer holiday

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has declared Saturday a national prayer day for Covid-19. The president said he got the idea from a Ugandan citizen who had a vision from God.…

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In Uganda, Mountain Gorilla Killer Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

A Ugandan court sentenced a man to 11 years in jail for killing a mountain gorilla, in a judgment that highlights the government’s crackdown on conservation crimes. The man was…

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Uganda’s Ruler of Three-Decades Gets Party’s Nod to Run Again

  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni received the backing of his ruling party to contest an election scheduled for February that could see him extend his 35-year rule to 2026. The…

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Ugandan Banks to Cut Loan Rates After Governor Threatens Action

Ugandan lenders pledged to reduce the cost of borrowing after the central bank threatened to set pricing in line with the lowest benchmark interest rate recorded. Commercial banks “heeded the…

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Standard Bank Group Faces Protest Over Pipeline Funding Plan

Standard Bank Group Ltd., Africa’s biggest bank by assets, faces opposition from environmental activists to its plan to fund an oil pipeline in East Africa. 350.org, an international group of…

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