Ugandan police arrested pop star turned MP Bobi Wine on Monday, barely two days after lifting the house arrest of one of the potential challengers to veteran President Yoweri Museveni, one of his lawyers and a police spokesman said.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says former British colonies such as Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa are still battling with the impact of colonialism on the issue of land.
A Ugandan pop singer and lawmaker seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni at the next election said on Tuesday he had been placed under house arrest, as the U.S. government criticised what it called authorities’ “heavy-handed” use of force against citizens.
Uganda would consider granting asylum to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, a state minister said Tuesday.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday insisted his country was safe for travelers, after the kidnapping of a US tourist, but vowed to further strengthen security in national parks.