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Edith Honan

Ugandans brace for Musenveni life presidency bid

Feb 25 2016

KAMPALA While Ugandans spar over President Yoweri Museveni's disputed re-election this month, a bigger battle is already looming: whether the country will change its constitution to allow him to stay in power for life.

Uganda's Museveni wins election; opposition cries foul

Feb 20 2016

KAMPALA Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni extended his 30-year rule on Saturday, winning an election that international observers said lacked transparency and his main opponent, under house arrest, denounced as a sham. | Video

Uganda's Museveni set to extend 30-year rule, opposition cries foul

Feb 20 2016

KAMPALA Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest- serving leaders, looks set to extend his 30-year rule after taking a strong lead in an election disputed by rivals, electoral commission data showed on Saturday.

Uganda detains opposition leader again as president heads for vote win

Feb 19 2016

KAMPALA Police detained Uganda's main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye for the third time this week and clashed with his supporters on Friday as early contested election results showed President Yoweri Museveni set to extend his 30-year grip on power. | Video

Opposition candidate detained as Ugandans vote for president

Feb 18 2016

KAMPALA The man hoping to break Yoweri Museveni's 30-year grip on Uganda's presidency was briefly arrested on Thursday and the government shut down social media sites as voters cast their ballots under the gaze of police and soldiers in riot gear.

Ugandan president looks to extend 30-year rule in tense election

Feb 17 2016

KAMPALA Ugandans start casting votes on Thursday to decide whether to give Yoweri Museveni, in power for three decades, another term in office.

Uganda's Besigye says may dispute election result with street protests

Feb 17 2016

KAMPALA Ugandan opposition candidate Kizza Besigye said on Wednesday his supporters may stage street protests to dispute the outcome of Thursday's presidential election since veteran leader Yoweri Museveni was "not going to go peacefully".

Ugandan opposition leader says vote will not be free or fair

Feb 17 2016

KAMPALA The leading challenger to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Tuesday he had no confidence that elections this week would be free or fair, as all the major candidates held huge rallies in the capital Kampala to mark the end of the campaign. | Video

Global Fund rushes HIV drugs to Uganda amid shortage

Jan 25 2016

KAMPALA The Global Fund, a partnership that sends HIV drugs to poor countries, says it plans to send an advance supply of antiretroviral therapy to Uganda, after the East African country ran out three months before the end of last year.

Global Fund rushes HIV drugs to Uganda amid shortage

Jan 25 2016

KAMPALA The Global Fund, a partnership that sends HIV drugs to poor countries, says it plans to send a 12-month advance supply of antiretroviral therapy to Uganda, after the East African country ran out three months before the end of last year.

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