The committee lifted the rate by 150 basis points, the third increase this year.
Jamil Mukulu, the 51-year-old head of the Allied Democratic Forces, will face trial in Kampala, authorities said.
These charts show just how dramatic the downward spiral in currencies has been over the past year
At least 15% of Uganda’s population has access to electricity and demand grows at 10% annually.
Africa’s biggest coffee-exporting nation is developing two hydropower plants on the River Nile.
Museveni is one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders along with Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, dos Santos in Angola and Biya of Cameroon.