Yoweri Museveni

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Ugandan president signs anti-LGBTQ+ law with death penalty for same-sex acts
Global outcry over Museveni’s assent to draconian new anti-gay law, condemned as a ‘permission slip for hate and dehumanisation’

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

29, May, 2023 @12:44 PM

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UK government funded anti-LGBTQ+ organisation in Uganda, says report
The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda, which is openly homophobic, has been a direct recipient of UK aid money

Lizzy Davies and Sarah Johnson

26, Apr, 2023 @4:30 AM

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What Prince Andrew, a Ugandan general and Kim Jong-un have in common | Simon Tisdall
Dynasties distort open societies and should be resisted - yet succession has become an obsession for political families

Simon Tisdall

19, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘I’m free at last’: Uganda’s rudest poet on prison, protest and finding a new voice in Germany
Stella Nyanzi talks about challenging Uganda’s President Museveni from her new home and why she had to leave the land she loves

Lizzy Davies

27, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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PEN prize-winning Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija illegally detained and tortured
The author is being held after tweets criticising President Yoweri Museveni and his son

Emma Graham-Harrison

09, Jan, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Climate cost study authors accuse Bjørn Lomborg of misinterpreting results | Temperature Check
A key claim in a column by the Danish thinktank head frustrates scientists who modelled reducing emissions

Graham Readfearn

02, Dec, 2021 @1:52 AM

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Ugandan children held in prison for months after crackdown on opposition
Victims describe systematic physical abuse, denial of basic legal rights and appalling conditions

Jason Burke and Samuel Okiror in Kampala

15, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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From Roys to royals, succession battles are raging the world over
For edge-of-the-seat drama, the TV dynasty can’t match the power struggles of leading families in Japan, Saudi Arabia … and Britain

Simon Tisdall

31, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Hundreds detained without trial in Uganda in new wave of repression
Roundup of opposition activists took place in April around date of swearing-in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Samuel Okiror in Kampala

06, Jun, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Uganda police drive-by killings revealed using mobile phone footage
Interviews with more than 30 witnesses also used in investigation by BBC Africa Eye into deaths in Kampala

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

30, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Young Ugandans are being brutally oppressed. They must be allowed a voice | Bobi Wine
All forms of political opposition here are met with crackdowns from President Museveni’s government, says leader of the National Unity Platform Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine

14, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Ugandan president’s son named in ICC complaint over abductions and abuse
Muhoozi Kainerugaba leads Special Forces Command, an elite military unit blamed for widespread abuses

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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