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

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Tullow takes Lake Albert

The Ugandan government has approved Tullow’s bid for Heritage’s stakes in Lake Albert, allowing the Irish company to work with CNOOC

In February, after months of political jockeying, Tullow gained control of all of the oil under Lake Albert, allowing it to bring in its preferred partner, the China National Off...

A King takes on the President

The Baganda people and their monarch are turning on the government and hurting its election prospects

The most serious challenge to Yoweri Museveni's presidency was always going to come from within his own coalition and that seems to have started in Kampala this month. A dispute be...

Leaders in waiting

There are no credible challengers to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni within the top ranks of the governing National Resistance Movement. The respected Foreign Minister James Wambo...

Haunting Museveni

The return of former United Nations Under-Secretary General Olara Otunnu to Uganda this month after 23 years in exile could galvanise the country's fractious opposition parties aga...

Unable to spend

Uganda's first female Finance Minister, Syda Namirembe Bbumba, was big on optimism with her $3.6 bn. budget, which had no tax increases. With economic growth expected to slow from ...

Museveni - from grand reformer to simply surviving

With his eyes on another five-year presidential term in 2011, President Yoweri Museveni has shaken up his cabinet, touted Uganda's future as an oil exporter and pressed for a military resolution to the conflict with the LRA. The only thing that could stop him from extending his 23 years of rule is infighting between the factions of the ruling National Resistance Movement. Museveni's long-term allies benefit from his grip on power, but a new generation in the ruling party wants changes to policies and leadership.

President Yoweri Museveni has two main power centres. Firstly, the National Resistance Movement which still enjoys popular support across Uganda, especially in the vote-rich rural ...

Oil without borders

The drama surrounding oil reserves on the Ugandan and Congolese sides of Lake Albert came to an end in April with London's Heritage Oil and Gas and Ireland's Tullow Oil still the m...

The race to give Museveni what he wants

In Uganda, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation has taken the pole position in discussions to buy out part of Irish oil company Tullow's interests in more than one billion...

Out with an editor

The once media-friendly President has lost patience with Uganda’s fourth estate

Journalists are no longer in favour with President Yoweri Museveni, who seems to blame them for his waning popularity. He once treated his encounters with the press as jousting mat...

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