Bobi Wine describes his vision of a free Uganda
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine tells DW about his dreams for social equality in his country. The pop star-turned-politician has built a large following with his message of hope, freedom and inclusivity - especially among Uganda's younger generation.
Bobi Wine - from big hit on the stage to politician
Bobi Wine is known as “the Ghetto president”. He’s had a successful career as a musician and has entered politics, winning a seat in parliament. His aim is nothing less than changing the future of his country by being the voice of Uganda’s youth.
Uganda's social media tax bill
Uganda's parliament has passed a bill slapping a new tax on social media users. Users of platforms like Whatsapp, Facebook, Skype etc. will now have to pay 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.027) per day.
Anger in Uganda over plans for tax on social media
Uganda's government plans to introduce a tax for using social media sites in the near future but as Francis Maguire reports that's drawn criticism from human rights campaigners and businesses.
Queen Muhumuza: fighting colonialism in East Africa
About a hundred years ago in Uganda, Queen Muhumuza stood against patriarchal, colonial and chauvinist forces. She was a spiritual leader, a military leader and a fighter for social justice.
Ugandan traders uncertain about ban on used clothes
Thousands fear for their livelihood as Uganda moves to ban used clothes
Uganda: Museveni again?
Uganda's parliament is considering to remove the presidential age limit for candidates. President Yoweri Museveni has ruled the country for the past three decades and could run again in 2021.
Thousands of South Sudanese refugees seek shelter in Uganda
Over one and a half million South Sudanese have fled the war and famine in their country. An estimated 800,000 of them have escaped to neighbouring Uganda and more than 2,000 are still crossing the border every day.