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Besigye charged with treason, detained in Moroto

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was charged with treason Friday at a court in the north-eastern Karamoja region where he was taken after his latest arrest, his lawyers said. Besigye has disputed President Yoweri Museveni’s victory in February’s election and has been under house arrest …

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President Museveni’s inaugural speech

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was Thursday sworn in as President of Uganda for a fifth term. In his inaugural speech, he stressed that he would take decisive steps to deal with corruption, promised to boost Uganda’s energy sector – and also, in off the cuff remarks, hit at the International Criminal …

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Presidents arrive for Museveni swearing in

PHOTOGRAPHS: President John Magufuli of Tanzania, Edgar Lungu of Zambia, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Bashir Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan are already in Uganda for Thursday’s swearing in and inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni. (PPU PHOTOS) ARRIVAL SCHEDULE Wednesday President John Magufuli (Tanzania) 11am President T Obiang (Equatorial …

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Magufuli here for Museveni swearing in

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has arrived, one of 17 heads of state expected for Thursday’s inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni. It is Magufuli’s first visit to Uganda since his election as president last year. This is the 5th presidential inauguration after elections, since the NRM came into power in …

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