Ugandan authorities have arrested at least 150 people - including a tribal king - after more than 60 people were killed in weekend clashes between security forces and separatists in the western Kingdom of Rwenzururu, the Ugandan government said Tuesday.
Six African countries pledged to cooperate with Israel against international terrorism, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new era Monday in relations with Africa as he kicked off a four-day African tour in Uganda.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, was poised to win another term in office Saturday as election results showed him garnering more than 60 per cent of the vote with over half the ballots counted.
Ugandan police on Friday briefly detained the country’s main opposition leader and 18 people were injured in riots, while incoming election results showed President Yoweri Museveni leading in the presidential poll.
Rioting erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police arrested the country's main opposition leader while incoming election results showed President Yoweri Museveni leading in the presidential poll.