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Military Deployed on Major Road Junctions Around Kampala

Military personnel have been deployed at all major road junctions in Kampala City. In the City centre, there is a visible security presence at Wandegeya traffic lights, Clock Tower, Shoprite traffic lights, Kibuye roundabout, Bombo road junction, Nsambya traffic lights and Jinja Road. At all the junctions, Boda-Boda riders are not allowed

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Museveni Sworn-in as President of Uganda for Sixth Term

President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni has taken his oath of allegiance and oath of Presidency kick-starting his sixth elective term of office as Uganda’s fountain of honour. Museveni took his oaths on Wednesday May 12th at the Kololo Independence grounds at a function witnessed by several Heads of state from across

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Museveni’s New Gov’t Must Reverse Decline on Human Rights – Amnesty International

Uganda’s government must use its latest term to reverse the ongoing deterioration in respect for human rights, said Amnesty International ahead of President Yoweri Museveni’s sixth swearing-in. Museveni was announced winner with 58.6% of the votes in elections held in January, ahead of Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, who

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South Sudan’s Salva Kiir, Namibia’s Hage Geingob Arrive for Museveni Inauguration

South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has arrived in Uganda to witness the swearing-in of his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni. Kiir touched down at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday evening aboard Rwandair and was welcomed by State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem together with Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister

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Somali President Farmaajo, South African Officials Arrive for Museveni Inauguration

Somali President Abdullahi Farmaajo has arrived in Uganda to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect and National Resistance Movement Chairperson Yoweri Museveni. Farmaajo who arrived on Tuesday afternoon was welcomed by State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem at Entebbe Airport. He becomes the second Head of State to jet in

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Burundi President Ndashimiye Jets in for Museveni Inauguration

Burundian President Evariste Ndashimiye has arrived in Uganda to attend President Museveni’s swearing in ceremony. Ndashimiye together with his wife Angeline Ndayubaha Ndashimiye touched down at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday afternoon escorted by other Burundi government officials. He is one of the seven Heads of State who have been confirmed to

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NUP Dismisses Claims of Bobi Wine Parallel Swearing-in Ceremony

The National Unity Party (NUP) has dismissed claims that their leader Robert Kyagulanyi is planning to hold a parallel presidential swearing ceremony. NUP says it is a cheap trick by security operatives to ‘steal money from President Yoweri Museveni’. NUP spokesman and MP Elect for Nakawa West Joel Ssenyonyi has claimed

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