Long-time Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of the country's disputed presidential election. Opposition groups have rejected the results as fraudulent and warned of a ‘creeping military coup.’
Police in Uganda have arrested at least 53 people including an opposition leader, for demonstrating against a plan to amend the constitution and scrap the presidential age limit.
Ugandan academic Stella Nyanzi who had called President Yoweri Museveni "a pair of buttocks" has been released on bail after over a month in jail. Her lawyer fears she might be arrested again soon on other charges.
Ugandan academic Stella Nyanzi, who was detained for calling President Yoweri Museveni "a pair of buttocks," has appeared in court in Kampala and has been remanded in prison until May 10 pending a bail application.
Uganda's election commission has declared Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential elections. His opponent Kizza Besigye was reported to have won 35 percent of the votes.
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