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Uganda

Population: 42.86
GDP: $25.89 bn.
Debt: $11.19 bn.

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Campaigners disrupt East African pipeline plan

European governments are suspending plans to drop fossil fuel projects but many big banks fear reputational damage if they raise finance for them

Environmental activists are stepping up efforts to dissuade banks and insurance companies from supporting the $5 billion East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project, due to run...

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Kenya sponsors risky anti-militia plan

Nairobi has assembled regional states to fight Congolese armed groups, but they include the very countries the groups depend on for aid

An agreement by regional governments to form a joint military force to deploy against armed groups in Congo-Kinshasa looks like a diplomatic masterstroke by Kenya, which is coordin...


Border reopening points to diplomatic thaw

President Museveni's son and putative successor played key role in sensitive negotiations as Kampala and Kigali discuss new regional security threats

The agreement between Uganda's General Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame to re-open their countries' common land border on 31 January was driven by economic lo...


World Bank's hidden charges

Norway's Auditor-General has uncovered millions of dollars in hidden administrative costs after probing a US$100 million grant to Uganda. The grant was from the Global Partnership ...


Kampala bombings linked to Islamic State

Regional security services say they have uncovered training networks and a cash pipeline of hundreds of thousands of dollars to fighters affiliated with the group

The double suicide-bomb attack in Kampala on 16 November was the fourth terrorist explosion in Uganda in two months. Security services in the region are focused on what they see as...


Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

Reports that a joint opposition force might march on Addis Ababa have triggered a fresh push for a ceasefire and political talks

The call by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni for a summit on Ethiopia's deepening crisis reveals growing alarm among regional leaders and the problems their organisations face in...


Bomb suspects abound

A spate of attacks in Uganda is raising questions about the government's grip on security. It follows a wave of murders by machete-wielding assailants.


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