Gulf Times - Kampala
Teargas, warning shots as Ugandans protest MP arrest

Teargas, warning shots as Ugandans protest MP arrest

Ugandan police and soldiers closed off parts of Kampala for several hours on Monday and fired teargas and shots into the air to break up protests over the arrest of a prominent opposition lawmaker.

Uganda's police spokesman shot dead outside home

Uganda's police spokesman shot dead outside home

Uganda's second most prominent policeman was shot and killed in his car on Friday along with two other officers as he left his home in Kampala, police said.

Museveni takes early lead in Uganda vote

Museveni takes early lead in Uganda vote

Uganda's incumbent president Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in the country's election, preliminary results from the Electoral Commission showed.