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Uganda

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Date of Birth: 15 August 1944
Place of Birth: Ntungamo, Uganda


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Kampala takes on another military mission which could cool bilateral tensions over gold-looting in Ituri province

There is another reason for President Yoweri Museveni to back the mission: it may curry favour and deflect attention from the case being heard at the International Court of Justice where the Congo-K government is seeking some $13 billion in reparations from Uganda for its role in the conflicts in Ituri between 1998 and 2003 demands which Uganda's lawyers have described as 'dangerously disproportionate'...

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The opposition plans its pushback

Tension is running high in Kampala and Jinja over a month after President Yoweri Museveni lifted restrictions on social media and the internet imposed ahead of the 14 January election...


Iron fist carries the day

Although President Yoweri Museveni won the presidential election with 59% of the vote on a 57% turnout according to the electoral commission over a dozen of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) government cabinet members lost their seats while Bobi Wine's (Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu) National Unity Platform took over 90% of the seats in Buganda and became the largest opposition party...


Bad cop, worse cop

President Yoweri Museveni has been reshuffling his security chiefs after rivalries broke into the open threatening the cohesion of the state's repressive apparatus...

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Leaders seek poll boost from pipeline deal

East Africa's leading resource nationalists – President Yoweri Museveni and John Magufuli – have signed one of Africa's biggest oil pipeline deals as they campaign fiercely in national elections...


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