Uganda

  • Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

    MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day and night with demolition hammers. When they emerge at the end of a shift, the miners carry stone…

    Associated Press
  • Uganda’s Opposition FDC Elects Kizza Besigye as 2016 Candidate

    Uganda’s main opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has elected its former leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye, as the party’s candidate to challenge President Yoweri Museveni in the 2016 presidential election. This will be Besigye’s fourth time trying to unseat Museveni who has been in power for…

  • Ugandan Three-Time Presidential Candidate Besigye to Run Again

    Uganda’s main opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change, picked Kizza Besigye as its presidential candidate for polls scheduled for next year. Besigye defeated party leader Mugisha Muntu to win the nomination, the Forum for Democratic Change announced on its Twitter account late Wednesday.…

    Bloomberg