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Ugandan musician turned MP vows to continue 'fight for freedom' against government

Sep 20 2018

KAMPALA Ugandan pop star turned opposition politician Robert Kyagulanyi pledged on Thursday to continue what he calls a fight for freedom for millions of oppressed fellow citizens, after returning to his country from the United States.

UPDATE 1-Uganda bans rallies by supporters of opponent of Museveni

Sep 19 2018

KAMPALA, Sept 19 Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security forces.

Uganda to require telecoms firms to list on local bourse

Sep 18 2018

KAMPALA Uganda will introduce a requirement for all telecoms firms to list shares on the local bourse as a condition for obtaining a licence to operate in the country, a government statement said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 3-Uganda to require telecoms firms to list on local bourse

Sep 18 2018

* Not clear if extension is conditional on new rules (Adds MTN comment in paragraphs 12-13)

Uganda warns against interference as pressure mounts on U.S. to cut military support

Sep 10 2018

KAMPALA Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday warned against foreign interference in the country's politics days after an opposition call for the United States to suspend military aid over the government's human rights record. | Video

Ugandan lawmakers appeal law allowing Museveni re-election bid

Sep 05 2018

KAMPALA A group of Ugandan legislators have petitioned the supreme court to overturn a lower court decision that upheld a constitutional amendment allowing long-serving leader Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election.

Ugandans protest after lawmakers detained at airport

Aug 31 2018

KAMPALA Protests erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police detained two lawmakers at the international airport as they prepared to travel abroad for medical care, witnesses said. | Video

MTN Uganda bets on music streaming as voice business slows

Aug 31 2018

KAMPALA Telecom firm MTN Uganda is betting on a new music streaming product to boost revenue and counter declining voice call sales, its chief marketing officer said in an interview.

MTN Uganda bets on music streaming as voice business slows

Aug 31 2018

KAMPALA, Aug 31 Telecom firm MTN Uganda is betting on a new music streaming product to boost revenue and counter declining voice call sales, its chief marketing officer said in an interview.

Uganda police arrest lawmakers trying to leave country after torture allegations

Aug 30 2018

KAMPALA Ugandan police detained two lawmakers, one of whom is also a pop star, at the country's sole international airport, where supporters say they were trying to seek treatment abroad for injuries suffered while being tortured by the security forces.

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