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Uganda

Population: 41.48
GDP: $24.7 bn.
Debt: $9.94 bn.

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Loans for oil

Multibillion dollar Chinese loans less than two years before the elections raise commercial and political questions

China has for some time been a leading lender to Uganda but loans have accelerated this year since the government promised to pay for Chinese-built infrastructure from future oil r...


Mbabazi on the ropes

The President’s manoeuvres to oust his erstwhile friend as Secretary General of the NRM are accelerating

President Yoweri Museveni aims to limit possible leadership challenges from within the governing National Resistance Movement through wide-ranging changes to the party’s cons...


Putting US aid to other uses

Museveni uses Obama's security assistance for the fight against Al Shabaab to crack down on the opposition as well

United States' military aid and training in surveillance techniques is helping President Yoweri Museveni's government to crack down on the opposition, say political sources in Kamp...


President versus PM

Feverish plotting is already in progress over the 2016 election now that Museveni’s decision to stand is final

President Yoweri Museveni has sparked a bitter war in the ruling National Resistance Movement over his decision to stand in the 2016 election. He appears to have abandoned plans fo...


Refinery deal struck

The agreement with the main oil companies gives investors 60% and paves the way for the export of crude oil

After nearly three years of back-and-forth negotiation with oil companies, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally caved in. He has agreed to a much smaller oil refinery than ...


Kampala ousts mayor

A thorn in President Yoweri Museveni’s side was removed when Kampala City Council voted to depose the Lord Mayor, Ssalongo Erias Lukwago, of the opposition Democratic Party o...


Kony keeps up the terror

After 25 years of mass murder, the Lord's Resistance Army continues with impunity as African and Western efforts fail to capture its top commanders

More than 440,000 people are currently displaced due to attacks by the Lord's Resistance Army across Central and East Africa. This is despite increased United States and African mi...


Museveni on the defensive

It is becoming clear that the President wants yet another term of office, possibly for his son, but he has major legal and political obstacles to overcome first

Uganda’s next election may only be in 2016 but President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who is almost certain to run again, has set out an early agenda. He is mobilising support amo...

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Millions diverted in 2012

The information may be technically public, but many Ugandans are unaware that the Auditor General has reported epic plunder of the public purse

Up to US$100 million was diverted from government funds in the year ending 30 June 2012, according to the Auditor General. John FS Muwanga announced the loss in audits and value-fo...


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