Uganda

Uganda: 85 Nup Party Supporters Released

At least 85 National Unity Platform (NUP) supporters have been released after spending more than four months under security detention around the country. Mr Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP spokesperson said yesterday that they have been documenting cases for over three months now. “The problem is that when the people are released, they are not free…

Uganda: Museveni Admits Poll Cheating, Blames Bobi Wine

President Museveni last night admitted that there was “cheating” in the January 14 presidential elections, but said the mastermind and beneficiary was his main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, of the National Unity Platform (NUP) and its supporters. “Everybody in Uganda knows who cheated; it was Kyagaulanyi group. It was ballot-stuffing, massive rigging in…

Uganda: Disaster Hotspots Named

The government has released the first national risk and vulnerability atlas showing parts of the country that are prone to natural disasters. The national risk and vulnerability atlas identifies seven types of disasters that strike diverse parts of the country in different seasons. These are floods, drought, lightning, earthquakes, landslides, hailstorms and windstorms. The report,…