It is an offence to now “annoy” President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. This was one of the charges filed against Ugandan Member of Parliament, and “Ghetto President”, Robert Kyagulanyi widely known as Bobi Wine.
With AFCON in full swing, emotions are running high for supporters of their national teams. But is this an excuse for some of the derogatory and offensive remarks made by passionate fans online?
Hidden for decades in a vault at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, the photographs depict a regime fixated on establishing order, meting out punishment and stoking nationalism.
The ruling National Resistance Movement has undermined Uganda’s democracy.
Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi celebrates her 45th birthday in jail. She has been in prison since November 2, 2018, where she has been detained for allegedly insulting President Yoweri Museveni. We share with you her three poems written from her prison cell.
Firebrand Ugandan legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine is currently under house arrest. Bobi Wine has built a wide and popular platform and following defined by youth. He has been arrested several times before by President Yoweri Museveni’s government for his politics and activism.
Law student and human rights activist Mary C. Namagambe is the founder of She for She. This hybrid company is working to tackle the lack of access to appropriate health care information and products, as well as the rate at which young girls in Africa are dropping out of schooling due to period poverty.
Uganda’s tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.
Recent comments made by Uganda’s Minister for Tourism, when he described curvy women as potential tourist attractions, have brought the debate around the objectification of women back into the spotlight.