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Uganda

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

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Oil in troubled waters

Accusations in Kampala of high-level corporate bribery are as much about politics as business

Documents purporting to show that Ireland’s Tullow Oil made corrupt payments of 16.5 million euros (US$22.59 mn.) to Uganda’s Foreign Minister, Sam Kahamba Kutesa, and other state ...


Big cabinet, bigger problems

President Museveni’s post-election reshuffle is more a political balancing act than a coherent response to unrest over high prices and shortages

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni swore in a new cabinet on 6 June that seemed to be mainly about rewarding loyalists of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) rather than addressin...


Opposition works the walk

Following Museveni’s easy re-election, the security forces are making mass arrests and Kampala’s streets resound with gunfire and tear gas

A series of ‘Walk to Work’ protests against escalating food and fuel prices has caught the public’s imagination and the government is cracking down. Opposition leaders are unde...


Taxation without legal representation

The disputes over the Lake Albert oil licences and taxes which oil companies owe the government show no sign of ending. Heritage Oil should have paid tax to the government when...


Power at a price

Museveni’s victory was the result of astute tactics, state funding and a divided and despondent opposition

Uganda faces a harsh economic hangover because so many state resources were used to win a decisive victory for President Yoweri Museveni, 67, in 18 February’s elections. Museve...


Cairo tactics

The biggest excitement in the 18 February presidential and parliamentary elections is the electoral arithmetic (AC Vol 51 No 1). Presidential challenger Kizza Besigye will never ha...


He’s back on top again

President Museveni seems set for another win but with a stronger, more fractious parliament and the usual oil problems

The opposition parties have neither the will nor the capacity seriously to challenge President Yoweri Museveni’s government in the elections due in mid-February. Yet the opposition...


Oil to play for

More than a billion barrels of oil under Lake Albert may help transform the country’s economy but will not determine outcome of the 2011 elections

The tussle between the government and the oil companies wanting to exploit Lake Albert’s oil fields has hit deadlock over US$404 million which the government says is owed in capita...


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