Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says will mediate for GERD issue

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 10:42 GMT

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged to contact the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abi Ahmed, as soon as possible, aiming at bringing all parties points of view closer on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] and to start another round of ‘serious negotiations’ on this issue.

Sisi, Museveni talk bolstering Egyptian-Ugandan ties

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 10:40 GMT

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni expressed appreciation of the Egyptian people and leadership in a phone call with the Egyptian president.

One dead as Ugandan police quell protest over mistreatment of lawmakers

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 08:28 GMT

One person died and five others were injured in Uganda on Sunday, police said.

Egypt, Uganda sign 3 MOUs in energy, agriculture, investment

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 05:59 GMT

Sisi and Museveni signed three memoranda of understanding in the fields of electricity, agriculture, and the construction and management of industrial zones.

I look at Sisi as a freedom warrior: Museveni

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 05:49 GMT

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said that he looks at President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as a “warrior” who defends freedoms.

Egypt, Uganda will witness cooperation in all fields: Sisi

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 03:50 GMT

President Sisi discussed several issues of mutual concern regarding Africa and the Nile River during his talks with his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni.

Uganda drops charges against presidential protest singer

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 09:33 GMT

Uganda dropped charges against a singer and his producer who had been charged with disturbing the peace of veteran President Yoweri Museveni for a song

Ugandan parliament passes law allowing Museveni to seek re-election

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 11:40 GMT

Ugandan legislators voted overwhelmingly late to remove from the constitution an age cap of 75 for presidential candidates, allowing President Yoweri Museveni.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 09:54 GMT

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Six Ugandan MPs ejected in rowdy debate to extend rule of ageing Museveni

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 07:08 GMT

A move to change Uganda's constitution to allow President Yoweri Museveni to rule beyond the age of 75 provoked rowdy scenes in parliament on Monday.

One dead at protest against extending Ugandan pres.'s rule

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 05:18 GMT

At least one person died as police disperse a crowd of opposition supporters on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's rule.

Ugandan special forces accused of ejecting MPs from parliament

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 12:37 GMT

At least 5 Ugandan lawmakers received hospital treatment for injuries sustained while being dragged out of the parliament by plain-clothes security guards.

Uganda's lawmakers brawl in for 2nd day over presidential age limit

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 03:44 GMT

Lawmakers brawled in Uganda's parliament for a second day running on Wednesday.

Protests, teargas in Uganda as Museveni seeks to extend rule

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 12:57 GMT

Ugandan police fired teargas on Thursday to disperse demonstrators who marched towards parliament to protest against draft legislation that could extend Yoweri Museveni's rule.

Uganda police arrest youths opposing fresh term for Museveni

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 04:10 GMT

Ugandan police have arrested 10 youths for staging an illegal rally to oppose a planned constitutional amendment to allow President Yoweri Museveni.

Uganda seeks constitutional change that would let Museveni extend rule

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 02:25 GMT

The Ugandan government wants to remove the age limit for presidential candidates, a senior official said , a move that would allow Yoweri Museveni to stay in office.

Sisi, Museveni hold talks on bilateral cooperation

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:21 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El Sisi and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni held on Thursday.

Sisi to participate in Nile Basin Summit

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 06:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will head to Uganda Thursday to participate in the Nile Basin Summit.

Egypt, Uganda discuss preparations for Nile Basin summit

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 - 07:57 GMT

President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi discussed with his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni preparations for the upcoming Nile Basin countries summit due to be in June.