The extended quarantine has been placed on central Uganda's Mubende and Kassanda districts as the government continues efforts to control the spread of the deadly disease.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni fires his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as commander of the country’s land forces after his threats on Twitter to seize neighbouring Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
Rwanda has opened the main Gatuna crossing post after three years, as a step towards repairing ties that had been soured by various rival accusations of espionage, abductions and meddling.
A damning Reuters investigation says governments including New Delhi have deployed anti-money laundering rules to go after opponents.
Government in Uganda handed $56,500 to each of the 529 lawmakers to get new luxury vehicles at a time when Covid-19 cases are surging, drawing criticism human rights groups and NGOs in the country.
Wine has been under de-facto house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he returned from voting on January 14.
Opposition lawmaker Medard Sseggona says he fears police will seize vital information related to elections that Wine said were marked by fraud.
Uganda's election commission declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential election, extending his 35-year rule as his main rival alleged fraud and urged citizens to reject the result.
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni holds commanding lead in presidential election according to partial results, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleges widespread fraud.
Uganda’s opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine tweeted the military forcefully entered his house after he earlier claimed he had video proof of fraud in Thursday’s presidential election.
The East African country of nearly 46 million people voted under an internet blackout in presidential polls after the communications regulator issued orders to suspend services.
US envoy to Uganda says Thursday's vote will lack accountability and transparency, while Kampala hits back saying it couldn't remember when it last sent election monitors to US.
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