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Population: 42.86
GDP: $25.89 bn.
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Congo connection

Where next for the Lord 's Resistance Army? Some 400 LRA fighters under deputy commander 'Brigadier' Vincent Otti crossed into north-east Congo-Kinshasa last month from Southern Su...

Moving the Movement

The threat of a boycott may be the opposition's most powerful weapon in next year's elections

With the present rules and political climate opposition parties, even in an alliance, stand no chance of ousting President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his National Resistance Moveme...


Hardline measures against dissident soldiers and journalists point to government nervousness before March's elections . In power since 1986, President Yoweri Museveni will contest ...

Prizes for all

Everyone claimed victory in the referendum of 28 July (AC Vol 46 No 15). The National Resistance Movement has been strengthened because it won the 'Yes' vote it had advocated.

A tree, a house, a president

In a confused campaign, the referendum on multiparty politics is too close to call

In the referendum on 28 July, voters will be asked to choose between two symbols: a tree for changing to multiparty politics, a house for continuing the 'no-party' Movement system ...

Another third term

Parliament's support on 28 June for a constitutional bill has unblocked the limit on how many terms a president can serve. It opens the way for President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's c...

Parliament comes alive

The government has failed to push a crucial bill through a parliament full of loyal members (AC Vol 46 No 8). The bill would have authorised a referendum on the return to multipart...

Milton stays lost

Former President Obote's promised return gives life to Museveni's re-election campaign

Democratic passions have been revived by ex-President Apollo Milton Obote, who announced his return to Uganda after 20 years of exile in Zambia but then said he'd changed his mind....

Who wants to tackle Museveni?

If the G6 parties can coalesce around a single presidential candidate, they will become the most powerful opposition group. The G6 components are the Free Movement, Justice Forum (...

Operation Kisanja

A proposed third term for the President upsets Ugandans' hopes for peace

hey marched through Kampala, waving dried banana leaves and banners reading 'Operation Kisanja'. Some held aloft three fingers, showing support for a third term for President Yower...

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