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Vol 51 No 6

Published 19th March 2010


The north makes its stand

The prospect of the opposition uniting behind a single candidate against President Museveni in next year’s election is diminishing

A year ago, opposition politicians agreed to form a national alliance, the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue, to defeat incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, now in his 24th year in power. On paper, most oppositionists still support the idea but some candidates are rethinking strategy and may prefer to run on their own.

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