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Uganda

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

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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...


One-horse race

The government cancelled the bidding for Uganda’s biggest hydropower project, the Karuma Falls Dam, pending a procurement review, after the selected bidder lied to the Ministry of ...


Uganda accused

A new UN report accuses both Uganda and Rwanda are running the M23 rebellion: foreign support for Kampala could soon be suspended

The United Nations Group of Experts on eastern Congo-Kinshasa has indicted the Ugandan government as co-sponsor of the Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) rebellion in Kivu alongside Rwanda...


M23’s other parent

Indirect talks between the M23 rebels in North Kivu and the Kinshasa government are finally taking place in Uganda, sources in Kampala have told Africa Confidential. Yet this news ...


Attacking civil society

The power of civic activists to get people on to the streets worries an already paranoid government

Government attempts to silence criticism by non-governmental and civil society organisations is escalating. The Internal Affairs Minister, Hilary Onek, is threatening to de-registe...


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