Uganda

Uganda

Population: 35.638.1
GDP: 21.3 bn.
Debt: 3.8 bn.
Overview:

The succession to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and new restrictions on free speech and democracy will dominate debate. Disputes over the misappropriation of donor funds continue, but oil production should begin in earnest after delays over enabling legislation. 

 

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  • Vol 55 No 4
  •  21st February 2014

Why Uganda refuses to withdraw

Calls from the United States and Ethiopia, its regional ally, for Uganda to withdraw its forces from South Sudan are falling on deaf ears in Kampala. President Yoweri Museveni and his diplomats insist the troops are in South Sudan as part of a bilateral a...

  • Vol 54 No 24
  •  22nd November 2013

Kampala ousts mayor

A thorn in President Yoweri Museveni’s side was removed when Kampala City Council voted to depose the Lord Mayor, Ssalongo Erias Lukwago, of the opposition Democratic Party on 25 November. The government has enacted harsh laws on public assembly and...

  • Vol 54 No 22
  •  1st November 2013

Kony keeps up the terror

After 25 years of mass murder, the Lord's Resistance Army continues with impunity as African and Western efforts fail to capture its top commanders

  • Vol 54 No 19
  •  20th September 2013

Museveni on the defensive

It is becoming clear that the President wants yet another term of office, possibly for his son, but he has major legal and political obstacles to overcome first

  • Vol 54 No 19
  •  20th September 2013

Millions diverted in 2012

The information may be technically public, but many Ugandans are unaware that the Auditor General has reported epic plunder of the public purse

  • Vol 54 No 13
  •  21st June 2013

Tullow wins tax tussle

Heritage Oil and Gas faces a US$313 million bill after its battle with Tullow Oil in London's High Court

  • Vol 54 No 11
  •  24th May 2013

Talking Tinyefuza

Senior army officers are falling out over a succession plan which favours President Museveni’s son, Brigadier Kainerugaba Muhoozi

  • Vol 54 No 11
  •  24th May 2013

Enter the Muhoozi generation

Museveni acts to placate the troops and to disarm critics

  • Vol 54 No 7
  •  29th March 2013

West divided on aid scandal

Doubts remain as to whether President Museveni’s government has really ended the diversion of cash which prompted last year’s aid cuts

  • Vol 54 No 4
  •  15th February 2013

Spring in opposition’s step

New opposition leader and liberation fighter Mugisha Muntu tries to galvanise the ranks as he senses growing disarray in the ruling party

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