Uganda’s Slow Slide Into Crisis: Rising Repression, Corruption Threaten Museveni’s Hold As He Moves To Extend Rule

Uganda is not in danger of renewed civil war or rebel violence, but it risks sliding into a political crisis that could eventually threaten the country’s hard-won stability.

After Mugabe, All Eyes On Uganda’s Museveni: In Power For 31 Years, How Much Longer Can He Cling On?

Following a pattern that is emerging across authoritarian states, the proposed constitutional change in Uganda to lift the age limit and enable Museveni to stay on came via a private member’s bill.

The Moi Hand In Museveni’s Kenya Game; And The Political Tremors Shaking Up The Greater Horn Of Africa (Opening Shots)

Recently The Star newspaper in Nairobi reported that Kenya’s Deputy Prime Minister and Local Government minister Musalia Mudavadi held “secret” talks with Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in Kampala in early April. The meeting, the paper reported, was also attended by former Kenya president Daniel arap Moi’s roving envoy Mark Too. That was a richly significant detail because to understand …

Let The Nigerian And Ugandan Protestors Burn Down Their Cities…But First They Should Stop Being Jokers In The Rulers’ Circus

One expects many things from unpredictable Africa, but a protest against high interest rates isn’t something you would anticipate on our side of the tracks