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Uganda

Population: 45.85m
GDP: $25.89 bn.
Debt: $11.19 bn.

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Museveni changes horses on mega rail project

A Turkish company takes the baton after corruption and political intrigue held back the grand plan for a rail link to Kenya

Uganda's Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project to construct a 273 kilometre line from Kenya's border town of Malaba to Kampala has been dogged by over-priced contracts, incompetent ...

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Economy deprives regime of options

The succession dominates political discourse but if Museveni stands again the economy is less able to accommodate his electoral pump-priming

Economic woes and conflicts in Uganda's restive regions are set to escalate during the year as tensions accumulate over whether President Yoweri Museveni will stand for re-election...


Museveni seeks seventh heaven

As the President lays the groundwork to stand for a seventh term, the struggling economy may deny him the funds for vote-winning projects

Petitions for President Yoweri Museveni to stand as president in 2026 – his seventh election since seizing power in 1986 – are flooding in from all points of the Uganda...


Dash to oil depends on China

Uganda is hoping that Chinese funding will enable it to make good on plans to start commercially pumping its oil reserves in April 2025, as the latest part of its ambitious East Af...


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Kampala pays war reparations to Kinshasa

In his eagerness to woo Tshisekedi, Museveni makes a down payment on disputed debt

Uganda's move to pay the first US$65 million installment towards its $325m reparations bill to Congo-Kinshasa, despite describing the Netherlands-based International Court of Justi...

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Slow progress on the diplomatic de-icing

President Museveni's son, General Muhoozi, is keener on restoring ties with Kigali's government than his father

The deep freeze between Rwanda and Uganda may be coming to an end after officials confirmed earlier this week that they had resumed diplomatic talks.

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