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Vol 63 No 25

Published 15th December 2022


Museveni seeks seventh heaven

As the President lays the groundwork to stand for a seventh term, the struggling economy may deny him the funds for vote-winning projects

Petitions for President Yoweri Museveni to stand as president in 2026 – his seventh election since seizing power in 1986 – are flooding in from all points of the Ugandan compass. Youth groups, loyal ministers, and army officers are signing up en masse, in what is a strong sign of his intention to stand again. Such groups never act without guidance from the top.

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