Uganda: Military Traps Opposition Candidate in Home After Dictator Declares Victory

Ugandan soldiers have “surrounded” the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine, who wrote on Twitter on Monday that he and his wife are being held “captive” inside their house. The…

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Uganda: Dictator Claims Election Lead as ‘Bad Characters’ Steal Ballot Boxes

Preliminary results in Uganda’s January 14 presidential election showed 35-year dictator Yoweri Museveni with 61.31 percent of votes counted as of Friday morning, according to the Ugandan state electoral commission. Museveni…

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On Eve of Election, Ugandans Say Nation Feels Like It Is ‘at War’

The Ugandan military’s “heavy” presence in the national capital, Kampala, ahead of the country’s general election on Thursday evoked a tense, war-like atmosphere, Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo told…

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Uganda: Police Raid Opposition Presidential Candidate’s Home During Live Interview

Opposition leader and presidential candidate Bobi Wine of Uganda accused soldiers of having "raided" his home and arrested his security guards on Monday morning during a live radio interview for…

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