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Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Date of Birth: 15/8/1944
Place of Birth: Ntungamo, Uganda


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Coordinated exit

The Mission has served as a training ground for key officers and military units, including the increasingly important Special Forces Command headed by President Yoweri Museveni's son and possible successor, Major General Muhoozi Kainerugaba...


Age cannot weary him

As memories of February's much-criticised election fade, attention turns to the next challenge facing President Yoweri Museveni: his age...

Opposition chooses between cash and gaol Like Machiavelli's Prince, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni uses both force to crush his opponents and gold to coopt them...


A close political race gets angrier

Lungu is believed to be a great admirer of President Yoweri Museveni, who employed a battery of barely legal measures and de facto intimidation to secure his victory in the general elections in February (AC Vol 57 No 5, Lungu schemes to survive)...

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Trying treason

The main charge of treason, a capital offence, will probably also be dropped or dismissed after a lengthy court case, because President Yoweri Museveni's only interest is in putting Besigye out of commission for a spell, say sources in the ruling National Resistance Movement...


A new deal in the East

Post-election UgandaWith President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's elections behind him, Uganda's Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija, raised taxes on a wide range of goods, including cement, sugar, alcohol, petroleum products, cigarettes, television sets and nappies (AC Vol 56 No 7, Spending for victory)...


Perils of the pipeline

Tanzania's President John Pombe Magufuli is getting much of the credit but he only closed a deal that France's Total and later, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, had been pushing for strongly for the past ten months at least...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes, fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition, fixed vote, threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race, history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma’s leadership...

In Kiruhura District in the Western Region, a key stronghold of President Yoweri Museveni, a striking 67 polling stations recorded a 100% turnout and 43 saw 100% of voters back the President...

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Spender takes all

Its leader, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, accumulated an immense store of cash and political appointments to buy the popular vote and co-opt politicians...


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