Ugandan Activist Bobi Wine Freed from Kampala Hospital

A Ugandan legislator allegedly tortured by security officials will be allowed to travel to the United States for medical care, a Ugandan political activist has told VOA.Kiwanuka Lawrence Nsereko, who lives in New York State, told VOA’s Africa News Toni…

Uganda Opposition Pop Star Blocked from Flying to US for Aid

Protests erupted in Uganda’s capital on Friday after police blocked a pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker from leaving for the United States for treatment after alleged torture.The action by security forces has escalated a political dispute between the…

UGANDA: POP STAR-TURNED POLITICIAN ‘RE-ARRESTED AT AIRPORT’

KAMPALA– Ugandan pop star and MP Bobi Wine has been prevented from leaving the country to seek medical treatment despite being granted bail, his lawyers say. He was charged with treason last week, following the alleged stoning of President Yoweri Muse…

Investigate mega scandals, Oulanyah asks Committees

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah wants accountability Committees to focus their efforts on queries involving huge sums of money. Oulanyah, who opened the annual Accountability Sector Review in Munyonyo, said it is unnecessary to pursue minor inquiries.The…

Ugandan Pop Star Bobi Wine Has Kidney Problem After Jail

Bobi Wine, the Ugandan pop star who opposes the long-time president, has “a kidney problem” that needs urgent medical attention abroad, his lawyer said Wednesday, two days after the singer was freed from detention on crutches.A medical report confirms…

Oulanyah denies ultimatum to President

The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has clarified that Parliament has not given an ultimatum to the President following Tuesday’s plenary sitting of the House.Oulanyah said that the story published by the New Vision, a government owned daily on Wednesd…

LOP calls for strict laws for human rights offenders

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Hon. Betty Aol Ocan has called for stringent laws to hold human rights offenders personally culpable for the violations.Aol noted that there has not been an elaborate process to enable the victims of human rig…