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Vol 63 No 21

Published 20th October 2022


How Muhoozi threatens his father's grip on power

President Museveni's erratic son has exposed a dangerous vacuum of power which could trigger a messy succession battle

The falling out between President Yoweri Museveni and his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba is dividing the first family and the state bureaucracy, as well as deepening disaffection in the military, the guarantor of the president's grip on power since 1986. At the heart of the fight is Museveni's handling of his succession.

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