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Uganda

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

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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...


The bout begins

The shadow-boxing is at an end. Uganda has its eight candidates for the 18 February presidential election after two fraught days of nominations at Namboole Stadium in Kampala on 26...


Four and not out

President Yoweri Museveni will run for a fourth term after the ruling National Resistance Movement elected him as its candidate – unopposed – on 12 September. The NRM primaries hel...


Otunnu objects

With only six months before Ugandans go to the polls, opposition parties are mired in disagreement after Olara Otunnu made a bid to undermine attempts to field a unity candidate in...


Fighting on a new front

The United States’ containment policy has failed and, with its regional ambitions strengthened, Al Shabaab is back on the front foot

President Yoweri Museveni welcomes African Union leaders to Kampala on 25 July playing a role he has made his own: military leader and regional policeman. Ugandan opposition politi...


Secretive Shabaab

Al Shabaab’s political tactics and internal dynamics are deliberately, systematically opaque, on the classic Islamist model. It is both nationalist and avowedly part of the global ...


The Museveni machine grinds into gear

The opposition unites, but not entirely – the president and his party will be hard to beat at next year’s elections

Dissent is growing against a leader and party that have dominated the country for 24 years. On 23 August, Uganda’s diverse opposition parties aim to announce their joint candidate ...


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