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Ugandan Court Orders MPs To Repay Coronavirus Cash

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The High Court in Uganda has ordered MPs to hand back a sum of $5,000 (about £4,000) given to each of them...

Uganda Pardons 800 Prisoners To Ease Overcrowding

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Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni has pardoned 833 prisoners in an attempt to reduce overcrowding in prisons during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ugandan Floating Island Causes National Power Cut

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A huge floating island in Lake Victoria triggered a nationwide blackout in Uganda after clogging a turbine in a hydroelectric power station.

Uganda Announces ‘Kill the Gays’ Bill That Will Bring In Death Penalty For Homosexuals

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Uganda has announced plans to reintroduce a bill which would bring in the death penalty for homosexuals in the East African nation. The legislation -...

Ugandan Feminist Jailed For Writing Poem About Vagina

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Ugandan feminist and lecturer Stella Nyanzi has been jailed over a poem about ‘Vagina’ she wrote and shared on Facebook in September. The Ugandan feminist...

Ugandan President Bans Sports Betting In The Country

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has banned the issuance of new licences to sports betting companies and renewal of existing ones when they...

Uganda’s President Criticises Newly Crowned Miss World Africa For Wearing Indian Hair

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Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni has criticised the newly crowned Miss World Africa for "wearing Indian hair". Tweeting a photo with fellow Ugandan Quinn Abenakyo shortly...