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Uganda

Population: 41.48
GDP: $24.7 bn.
Debt: $9.94 bn.

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An inspector calls, no longer

Once Museveni's devoted chief enforcer, General Kale Kayihura has fallen from grace in a tussle for security control

Once regarded as the most powerful general in Ugandan internal security circles, the Inspector General of Police, General Kale Kayihura, has fallen from President Yoweri Museveni's...


Pepper spray

Three editors from the Ugandan satirical tabloid Red Pepper have been charged with libel and 'offensive communication' over a story alleging that Uganda's security services were pl...


Probing the gold

The African Gold Refinery, launched by President Yoweri Museveni in February, is being investigated by a United Nations panel of experts and two Ugandan anti-corruption agencies. T...


Farm-downs and cash-cows

Despite a massive oil find over ten years ago, inter-company disputes, and wrangles over taxation and a refinery are still slowing progress

Late last year, President Yoweri Museveni directed his technocrats and the oil companies to start production in two years. It's going to take more than State House decrees to get t...


The seven ages of Museveni

The President's campaign to change the law to stay in office, yet again, is stirring revolt and causing him to dig deep to keep his loyalists in line

President Yoweri Museveni's deployment of soldiers in parliament on 27 September is but a small part of his multi-pronged effort to extend his presidency. Embarrassingly for him, s...


Refining impurities

One of President Yoweri Museveni's pet projects, the African Gold Refinery, has come under further scrutiny in an investigation published on 5 June by anti-corruption group Global ...


Museveni goes for gold

The official launch of African Gold Refinery comes amid concerns that its raw material comes from neighbouring conflict zones

President Yoweri Museveni has inaugurated East Africa's first refinery capable of refining gold to international standards of 99.9% purity. Speaking on 21 February at its ceremonia...


Poaching and gamekeeping

An increasingly public rift has opened between Forum for Democratic Change leader Kizza Besigye and the celebrated journalist Andrew Mujuni Mwenda. Mwenda been accusing Besigye of ...


Kith, kin and cosh

Army reshuffles ensure ruling family dominance and install tough officers to deal with regional unrest

The mid-January reshuffle of the upper levels of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF)was a characteristically careful balance of tribal allegiance and political planning desig...


Museveni's marathon

The President is hoping for a calmer year than last but his latest plans to stay on and hand over to his son could yet stir unrest

President Yoweri Museveni will use 2017 to launch a constitutional review that many suspect is designed to ensure the indefinite continuation of his presidency. A new Constitutiona...


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