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

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Rough justice

The government raids the courts, punishes the media and buys friendship with Washington

The high drama of the military raid on the High Court in Kampala and the subsequent judges' strike is beginning to die down. On 16 March, President Yoweri Museveni hosted a meeting...

The wealth in common

Roads and street lights are being repaired and buildings painted in Kampala for November's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Bigger potholes might be left by jostli...

Riek's battalion

The government of Southern Sudan has finally deployed a battalion of the Sudan People's Liberation Army to the assembly area that 800 Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters abandone...

Peace postponed

There will be no quick peace in Uganda. On 17 September, nearly 1,000 Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters had assembled at the forest clearing of Ri Kwangba, on the Sudan-Congo-K...

Troubled talks

The UN Security Council and aid agencies are taking a more pragmatic approach to the talks between the Ugandan government and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in South Sudan's capi...

Opening broadside

The LRA's insistence on sharing political power and wealth is threatening the peace process

Opening peace talks with Kampala last week, Lord's Resistance Army representatives began with a broadside against President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's government. It underlined the ...

Old faces

A new cabinet finds presidential stalwarts adapting to multiparty democracy

'The Movement is dead! Long live the Movement!' This might have been a suitable refrain as President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's new government went to work in Uganda's Eighth Parliam...

Taping the LRA

South Sudan tries to bring Uganda's rebels to peace but not to justice

At the celebrations to mark the founding of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army on 16 May, Southern Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit told supporters that his fledglin...

Khartoum's long arm

The LRA insurgency drags painfully on, threatening Congo and Southern Sudan as well

A spate of attacks by the Lord's Resistance Army over the last two months on the region around Yei in Southern Sudan has put the international focus back on the LRA. Alongside its ...

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