On Uganda's 50th Anniversary, Achievements Under Review


As Uganda celebrates 50 years of independence from Britain, questions are being raised about how much has been accomplished and future directions are being debated.

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Uganda politicians - Today in history as they celebrate independence

  • East Africa:  Uganda Isn't a Failed State

    The Independent, 7 October 2012

    Some political analysts and academics have said since the February 2011 post-election economic meltdown and crackdown on the opposition, Uganda has degenerated into a failed state. ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Health Is Made Easier With Money

    The Independent, 7 October 2012

    Two former bosses of Mulago Hospital explain why 50 years later, Uganda cannot offer colonial standards health care read more »

Uganda remembers its past as it celebrates its 50 years of independence from Britain

Makerere University professor Frederick Jjuko recently stirred up debate when in a keynote address he said Uganda is a “failed state”.