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

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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.

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 ...

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