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KAMPALA Uganda's main opposition leader was arrested and charged with murder, police said on Friday, after they broke up a rally organized to protest moves to extend President Yoweri Museveni's rule.
KAMPALA Uganda has confirmed one death from Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday.
KAMPALA At least one person died as police fired bullets and teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's rule.
KAMPALA A law amending Uganda's constitution to allow aging leader Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule was introduced in parliament on Tuesday, at a session where nearly all its opponents were either barred or stayed away in protest.
KAMPALA Grenades were thrown overnight at the homes of two Ugandan legislators opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit and thereby extending President Yoweri Museveni's more than 31 years in power.
KAMPALA At least five Ugandan lawmakers received hospital treatment for injuries sustained while being dragged out of the parliament by plain-clothes security guards that opposition MPs said were really soldiers from President Yoweri Museveni's special forces. | Video
KAMPALA Lawmakers brawled in Uganda's parliament for a second day running on Wednesday over a fiercely disputed move to change the constitution to let long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni run for re-election after age 75.
KAMPALA, Sept 27 Fistfights in parliament have led Uganda to ban live broadcasts of events "inciting the public," according to a notice from its communications regulator.
KAMPALA Fistfights and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni another term in office.
KAMPALA Ugandan authorities postponed a bill to extend leader Yoweri Museveni's rule after protesters took to the streets against it on Thursday, confronting police who fired teargas.