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Vol 51 No 22

Published 5th November 2010


Uganda

The bout begins

The shadow-boxing is at an end. Uganda has its eight candidates for the 18 February presidential election after two fraught days of nominations at Namboole Stadium in Kampala on 26 and 27 October. Campaigning is now in full swing. The most crucial move had come days earlier, when President Yoweri Museveni announced the reopening of CBS, a Kingdom of Buganda radio station shut down by the government, which accused it of inciting riots in Kampala in September 2009.

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