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Uganda

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

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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...


Tullow wins tax tussle

Heritage Oil and Gas faces a US$313 million bill after its battle with Tullow Oil in London's High Court

Tullow Oil has won its bid to recover US$313 million from Heritage Oil and Gas, following their dispute over a $434 mn. Ugandan tax bill. Tullow shared ownership of two blocks in t...


Talking Tinyefuza

Senior army officers are falling out over a succession plan which favours President Museveni’s son, Brigadier Kainerugaba Muhoozi

The raid by armed police on the Daily Monitor offices in Kampala on 20 May has deepened the political crisis. The newspaper had published a private letter from a dissident military...


Enter the Muhoozi generation

Museveni acts to placate the troops and to disarm critics

It is no coincidence that the armed forces announced their most sweeping round of promotions in over a generation just as the political furore around General David Sejusa (aka Davi...


West divided on aid scandal

Doubts remain as to whether President Museveni’s government has really ended the diversion of cash which prompted last year’s aid cuts

Multilateral donors may be ready to resume aid payments by the end of the year, say sources in Kampala familiar with the internal debate among Western officials involved. Donors we...


Spring in opposition’s step

New opposition leader and liberation fighter Mugisha Muntu tries to galvanise the ranks as he senses growing disarray in the ruling party

A tough police and military crackdown is stifling attempts to reproduce the success of the Walk to Work street protests led by Kizza Besigye, the then leader of the Forum for Demo...


Coup calls

If President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had wanted to push the dissident young members of parliament in his party back into line with talk of a military coup, he must be disappointed. ...


Tress Bucyanayandi

Minister of Agriculture, Uganda

Agriculture accounted for 23.4% of Uganda’s gross domestic product in 2011 and now the government has given Chinese companies the green light to set up operations in the coun...


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