Africa: Uganda's Slow Slide Into Crisis
Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a… Read more »
Sudan: Time to Repeal U.S. Sanctions On Sudan?
The clock is ticking for President Trump who must decide by 12 July whether to lift decades-long U.S. sanctions on Sudan. The failure of economic penalties to alter Khartoum's… Read more »
August 08, 2016
Uganda: Museveni's Post-Election Politics - Keeping a Lid On Uganda's Opposition
Six months after its February general election the political atmosphere in Uganda is unsettled, securitised and paranoid. Opposition leaders and some supporters - seeking to rally… Read more »
June 20, 2016
South Sudan: Juba, Kampala Reach Out to Khartoum
When South Sudanese leaders travelled to Khartoum in early June, pragmatically declaring their intent to "normalise relations" with their northern neighbors, it was a tentative… Read more »
February 25, 2016
Uganda: An Opposition Is Born
Crowds queued patiently in Jinja, a sleepy town on the shores of Lake Victoria, to vote in Uganda's third multi-party elections. Prospective voters remained at polling stations,… Read more »
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