Yoweri Museveni - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Yoweri Museveni Uganda academic accused of insulting president gets bail KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan academic detained for calling the president "a pair of buttocks" was freed on bail Wednesday after spending over a month in jail. Stella Nyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere University, appeared frail and had to be assisted by prison warders. Nyanzi faces charges of offensive communication and cyber har... Wed, 10 May 2017 12:41:00 GMT 2017-05-10T12:41:00Z Africa's inequality stifles growth, says report JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa is experiencing higher levels of poverty than previously thought because decades of economic growth have only benefited a small wealthy elite, says a report released by the British aid group Oxfam at the World Economic Forum Africa which started in South Africa's coastal city of Durban on Wednesday. Inequality is rife in Africa,... Wed, 03 May 2017 13:10:00 GMT 2017-05-03T13:10:00Z Uganda charges, jails academic for insulting the president KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A prominent academic in Uganda was remanded to a maximum-security prison Monday after being charged with insulting the country's longtime president. Stella Nyanzi, a postdoctoral research fellow at Uganda's Makerere University, was charged with cyber harassment and offensive communication Monday. She denied the charges and said President Yoweri Museve... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:52:00 GMT 2017-04-10T16:52:00Z Uganda police arrest academic who rebuked the first family KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police detained an academic who has been critical online of what she calls "despotic family rule" in this East African country. Stella Nyanzi, a research fellow at Uganda's Makerere University, was arrested Friday for violating a law against misusing computers, police spokesman Asan Kasingye said Sunday. N... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 10:01:00 GMT 2017-04-09T10:01:00Z Boris Johnson in Somalia for surprise visit amid drought MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary made a surprise visit to Somalia on Wednesday for talks with the country's new president as a worsening drought threatens millions of people in the Horn of Africa nation. "It is all so, such a shame that you are facing the problems that you are facing, particularly of course the drought and the risk of... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:49:00 GMT 2017-03-15T17:49:00Z Ugandan forces killed scores including kids: Rights group KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 155 people died in deadly encounters last year between Ugandan forces and people loyal to a tribal king who has since been charged with treason, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, urging an independent investigation into the killings that shocked this East African country. At least 140 of the November deaths are attributab... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:28:00 GMT 2017-03-15T15:28:00Z Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor was launched in Uganda Monday amid concerns about the source of its minerals. The African Gold Refinery, worth $15 million and the first of its kind in East Africa, has drawn the attention of activists who are concerned that minerals from conflict-prone countries in the region will be among its raw ... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:57:00 GMT 2017-02-20T15:57:00Z Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the West African country's troops, a military official said Thursday. Between 100 and 150 troops had been sent after the agreement was signed between the two countries at the start of this year, military spokesman Brig. Richard Karemire told The Associate... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:46:00 GMT 2017-02-16T09:46:00Z Ugandan tribal king charged with murder after 62 killed KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan traditional king has been charged with murder and sent to a high security prison Tuesday, a government official said, following clashes between his guards and the army in which at least 62 people were killed. At least 149 people have been arrested in the Rwenzori region of western Uganda, where the tribal monarch is based.... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:43:00 GMT 2016-11-29T17:43:00Z Uganda: Rights groups urge restraint in rebel crackdown KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Rights groups on Monday urged Ugandan security forces to show restraint as they violently crackdown on tribal militia in a remote area near Congo. More than four dozen people have been killed in clashes since Thursday, most of them guards protecting a tribal king who is critical of Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni. The militia, armed with m... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:29:00 GMT 2016-11-28T18:29:00Z Officials: 55 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than four dozen people have been killed in fighting between Ugandan forces and a tribal militia in a remote district near the border with Congo, Ugandan officials said Sunday as security forces battled armed men protecting a tribal king who is accused of leading the rebels. At least 55 people, including 41 rebels and 14 police ... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:21:00 GMT 2016-11-27T16:21:00Z