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Vol 65 No 11

Published 23rd May 2024


How family and the army dominate Museveni's endgame

Military chief and dauphin General Muhoozi leads the campaign to win the 2026 election – frustrating dissident officers

At a private dinner party last month to mark his retirement from the military, a senior officer told close friends that he was relieved not to have to serve under the command of the president's son, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba. One of 150 senior military officers that Gen Muhoozi had retired on 22 April, his views are shared by other senior officers, we hear.

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