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

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Museveni wins, at a price

Yoweri Museveni won the presidency and his party won parliament but the country is divided

There is no love lost between those political and personal foes, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his former friend, colleague and physician, Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe, the President's...

Losing and winning

The National Resistance Movement bigwigs whom voters rejected include 17 government ministers - one quarter of President Yoweri Museveni's cabinet. The most senior was First Deputy...

Judges and generals

The election campaign of Forum for Democratic Change leader Kizza Besigye has been seriously disrupted by spurious charges of treason and terrorism, both in the High Court and befo...

Losers can win too

President Museveni is surprised to face the strongest challenge yet to his 20-year rule

The cheering was almost as loud as the jets of two MiG-21 fighters that flew low over Kampala on 26 January. The flypast crowned a military display to celebrate the 20th annual Nat...

Making the President nervous

Only President Yoweri Museveni's die-hard supporters expect him to win many votes in northern Uganda, where he is blamed for failing to end the 18-year insurgency by the Lord's Res...

Mr and Mrs

Not content with being the Mother of the Nation and the leading pro-abstinence and anti-condom campaigner, Uganda's First Lady Janet Museveni is penetrating the political arena. Ma...

Tears, fears and a martyr

The arrest of the strongest opposition candidate for the presidency left everyone weeping

Diplomats coughed and wiped their eyes as they left the Chief Magistrate's Court. An ill wind had blown tear-gas past the Court, where the strongest opposition leader, Colonel (ret...


A corpse and an ambitious politician return to upset President Museveni's re-election plans

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's two big political rivals have returned from exile and sparked major new challenges to the President and the ruling National Resistance Movement (...

Museveni's military

Too many observers think of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) as an ill-disciplined bunch of ghost soldiers flying about in junk helicopters. President Yoweri Kaguta Museve...

Khartoum's game

Despite energetic denials, Khartoum continues to help Kony and the LRA

In the early hours of 11 October, an Antonov flew over Western Equatoria, Southern Sudan, an unmistakable sound for civilians used to government bombing. Twice last month an unsche...

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