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Uganda

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

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


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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...


Knock-out in two

Like President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, the existence of plenty of opposition candidates, and even their respectable showings in the polls, poorly conceals the commanding grip that the incumbent has on the country...


Protest grows over Museveni win

Now that President Yoweri Museveni has secured his re-election with his customary mixture of patronage and intimidation, opposition leader Kizza Besigye and his Forum for Democratic Change have launched a grassroots 'Campaign of Defiance' against the results...


New danger in the Kivus

Most of the two Kivu provinces in Congo-Kinshasa's troubled east are more peaceful than they were, thanks to neither President Paul Kagame of Rwanda nor President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda providing substantial military support to any rebel group based there – or not just yet...


An arresting event

He went into exile in Britain in May 2013 after claiming President Yoweri Museveni was planning to pass power to his son, Brigadier Muhoozi Kainerugaba (AC Vol 54 No 11, Enter the Muhoozi generation) ...


How the next election will be won

After 30 years in office and four victorious elections in the last 20 of them, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni knows every trick in the book...

Aine had had several run-ins with police, most recently over clashes between rival supporters of President Yoweri Museveni and Mbabazi in Ntungamo on 12 December...

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First ladies first

On the road, she travels much like President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni himself, with a large convoy and entourage...


An implausible government

Meanwhile, the continuing multinational military offensive against the Lord's Resistance Army, led by Khartoum's Ugandan rebel proxy Joseph Kony, will give Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni an excuse to keep a detachment of Ugandan troops in South Sudan, even though the peace deal says they should all withdraw...


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