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Uganda

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

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A slightly bigger tent

In the febrile post-election climate, President Yoweri Museveni's attempts to co-opt his political rivals and dissidents are proving tortuous for the ruling National Resistance Mov...


Motorbike killers strike again

The attempted killing of one of Museveni’s most valued officers and ministers focuses attention on his cabinet appointments

The 1 June attempt to assassinate Katumba Wamala in his car, which wounded him and claimed the lives of his daughter and his driver, is being seen in Kampala as a political act, ev...


Cracks in the ruling party

The government flounders as condemnation of rights abuses grows along with the popularity of oppositionist Bobi Wine

President Yoweri Museveni may be closing on a fourth decade in power but all is far from well in his restive ruling party as members wait for him to announce his next cabinet, foll...


The opposition plans its pushback

President Museveni is maintaining heavy security on the street as concern mounts over treatment of detainees

Tension is running high in Kampala and Jinja over a month after President Yoweri Museveni lifted restrictions on social media and the internet imposed ahead of the 14 January elect...


African concerns

Britain's Minister for Africa, James Duddridge MP, has come in for criticism from the Labour opposition in Parliament for not expressing more concern about the conduct of the Ugand...


Iron fist carries the day

Brutal suppression of the opposition and voter intimidation won President Yoweri Museveni another term of office

Although President Yoweri Museveni won the presidential election with 59% of the vote on a 57% turnout according to the electoral commission, over a dozen of the ruling National Re...


Museveni falls back on force

The President seems to have run out of subtle tactics for dealing with Bobi Wine’s electoral threat and is resorting to brute force

The dozens of killings by security forces in recent opposition protests indicate the Ugandan authorities intend to rely on brutal repression to cow the population, intimidate voter...


Bad cop, worse cop

The President’s spies and soldiers are fighting each other, not just the opposition, ahead of elections in February

President Yoweri Museveni has been reshuffling his security chiefs after rivalries broke into the open, threatening the cohesion of the state's repressive apparatus. On 8 October C...

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