Yoweri Museveni

  • Africa & World

    Uganda suspends 54 NGOs over involvement in politics

    UGANDA said on Friday it had suspended the operations of 54 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for a range of reasons including non-compliance with regulations that require them not to be involved in politics. “We have halted their operations,” Steve Okello, the chairman of the NGO Board, the state-run body that oversees charities in the country, told Reuters. The NGOs affected include…

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    Museveni warns Ugandans spreading fake news of his death

    UGANDAN President Yoweri Museveni has directed security forces ‘‘to locate very quickly’’ and arrest sources of fake news regarding his presumed death. ‘‘Apparently, social media has been saying that Museveni is dead. They (security forces) should locate very quickly [the one who tells such a story],’’ Mr Museveni said on Thursday. The misinformation started circulating on June 26 on microblogging…

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    Museveni announces Uganda-made COVID-19 vaccine: ‘It’s better than all those other vaccines’

    UGANDAN President Yoweri Museveni Friday said production of a more effective Uganda-made Covid-19 vaccine was gearing towards advanced stages even as virus cases continue to surge with government hospitals and medics saying they are overwhelmed by patients. ‘‘We are working on our vaccine. Actually our vaccine will be better than all those because it will cover all variants,’’ the president…

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