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

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A taxing compromise

This month, President Yoweri Museveni has approved a face-saving deal to break the impasse over the US$360 million in capital gains tax that his government is claiming from the Jer...

The north makes its stand

The prospect of the opposition uniting behind a single candidate against President Museveni in next year’s election is diminishing

A year ago, opposition politicians agreed to form a national alliance, the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue, to defeat incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, now in his 2...

The next oil scramble

A new battle for oil blocks has started in the troubled north-east after France’s Total announced that it was seeking acreage in the Lake Albert basin, in alliance with Ireland’s f...

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...

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