Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine withdraws petition challenging presidential election result

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine said on Monday he was withdrawing a court case challenging presidential election results that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri Museveni, alleging bias by Supreme Court justices hearing the case. “We have decided to withdraw from their court,” Bobi Wine told a news conference in the capital Kampala. Wine, whose real… Read More Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine withdraws petition challenging presidential election result

Myanmar businesses embark on general strike as anti-coup protests continue

Myanmar police began to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Monday as businesses around the country shut in a general strike called to oppose the military coup despite a threat from authorities that confrontation could cost lives. Three weeks after seizing power, the junta has failed to stop daily protests and a civil disobedience movement calling for… Read More Myanmar businesses embark on general strike as anti-coup protests continue