Latest posts by James Propa
Uganda's longtime leader Yoweri Museveni was reelected for a sixth term, as rival Bobi Wine alleges massive irregularities, state inspired violence, intimidation and harassment.
“Millions of young people demand reform and say their future is pitted against a small cadre of tyrants committed to retaining power at all costs,” says Bobi Wine.
Opposition candidate Bobi Wine was arrested in Uganda at a political rally, with police citing his massive rallies violated guidelines given by the electoral commission to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The arrest of four comedians in Ugandan for a satirical comedy skit that went viral comes at a time when the government has passed regulations controlling the creative arts industry.
The Ugandan regulator says media houses that fail to comply with their directive could have their licenses revoked.
Ugandan musician and MP Bobi Wine's new song "Afande" critiques police brutality with a message of love and unity. "Why beat me? There is no difference between me and you!"
The story of Ronald Ssebulime is bigger than meets the eyes with different accounts of who shot the "suspected assassin" and how he was killed. Will justice prevail?
Prior to the tax's implementation, 47.4 percent of people in Uganda were using the internet. Three months later, that number had fallen to 35 percent.
"You can do the same ...its a habit of travellers to litter along as they travel .Keep your trash and dump when you get to your destination"
"Where there any hydrological as well as geology survey before sand mining to ascertain any risk on the highway?"
"He always gave me even the little he had...However much others knew him as a chaotic man, I knew him as a simple, humble and talented son"
The death of nine-year-old Bridget Nalunkuuma in the central Ugandan town of Nakaseke has rattled residents who fear the girl may have suffered from Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. Eight other people have reportedly died in recent months after experiencing similar symptoms. Present in Sub-Saharan Africa, parts of the Middle East and Asia,...
"20 or even 30 years from now, President Museveni will be asking for more terms...At that time, you will look back and wish you did something today."
"It is so saddening that we have not got the actual suspects. The manner in which some of the women are being killed is very terrible and humiliating."
Bobi Wine used to sing about policy issues. Now he has a chance to shape policy in parliament.
Both the new police grooves and the old army tunes are decidedly patriotic in tone.
"Just watch out for the total collapse of education in Uganda. This woman has no morals."
The Uganda Communications Commission ordered the sites blocked for "security reasons" ahead of President Yoweri Museveni's inauguration. Authorities also blocked access to social media during elections in February.
"Darkness hovering over Uganda...VPN is the only way to go now"
Unlike Past Elections, Uganda's Streets Are Empty of Celebrations Following President Museveni's Win
"People are so happy that they afraid they could die of happiness if they start celebrating," one Facebook user sarcastically quipped.
"Wefarm is a Wikipedia for farmers, or as its founder describes it, 'Internet for people without Internet.'"