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Uganda

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

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On the brink of a deal

A faction of the LRA is ready to come to terms with Museveni; the rest will move on to cause mayhem elsewhere

Suddenly optimism has broken out about the outcome of the long, drawn- out talks between the government and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels. The mediators are so confident ...


Regal rivalry

The Commonwealth summit last week provided an unrivalled opportunity for local monarchists to promote their own political agenda through unabashed adoration of Britain's octogenari...


Problematic peace as the Commonwealth meets

The government wants a peace deal to show its guests but the rebels do not want to go to gaol

One billboard proclaimed: '1.6 billion eyes on Uganda'. As the country rushes around making last-minute preparations for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on 23-...


Two hotels go missing

Uganda is ready for CHOGM!', shout the billboards. Traffic lights are being erected, crater-like potholes filled in, police trained - all for this month's Commonwealth Heads of Gov...


Guerre du lac

Commercial rivalries and contractual disputes over oil reserves in Lake Albert, which runs along the Congo-Kinshasa/ Uganda border, are heating up. Tensions between their two armie...


Doctor, doctor

How healthcare funds went astray just before an election – and the President’s allies are under investigation again

The office of First Lady Janet Museveni is at the centre of a row over the misuse of healthcare funds according to investigators into two financial scandals at the Ministry of Heal...


Room at the top

The death of the President's closest military advisor opens a quiet succession contest

The untimely death from acute pancreatitis of Brigadier Noble Mayombo was widely lamented. He was a top intelligence officer, Private Secretary to Defence Minister Crispus Kiyonga ...


In the front ranks

With the President's ear, Brigadier Noble Mayombo was one of the most influential officers in the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF). President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is Command...


Noble's demise

Mourners thronged Saint John's cathedral in Fort Portal, western Uganda, on 4 May for the funeral of former military intelligence chief and presidential aide, Brigadier Noble Mayo...


Showing who's boss

President Yoweri Museveni's plan to sell a piece of the Mabira Forest to the Mehta Group for sugar production has triggered violence by demonstrators and security services.


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