Africa: Toxic Masculinity and the Spread of HIV in Uganda
In Uganda, HIV prevalence is four times higher among young women than young men. Read more »
Uganda: Uganda's Unexciting Last Ditch Effort to Stop Museveni's Life Presidency
A court is deliberating on whether to reinstate presidential age limits, thus putting an end date on Museveni's rule. Might it... ? Read more »
Uganda: Notorious Police Chief Leaves Behind a Grim Legacy
Under Kale Kayihura's 13-year tenure, the police committed widespread and systematic abuses. Many would now like to see him prosecuted. Read more »
Uganda: Why Activist Stella Nyanzi's Radical Rudeness Scares the Govt
The outspoken feminist academic is still facing charges for criticising the president last year. But when the patriarchy attacks, she fights back. Read more »
December 13, 2017
Uganda: Bit By Bit, Uganda Is Laying the Groundwork for Future Unrest
Economically and politically, the government's actions are leading to growing frustrations and lawlessness. Read more »
December 04, 2017
Africa: Frenemies for Life - Has the Love Gone Between Uganda and Rwanda?
On 27 October, a dramatic sweep saw a number of senior Ugandan police officers arrested on suspicion of being part of a Rwandan sleeper cell. The Chieftaincy of Military… Read more »
July 04, 2017
Uganda: Why the Unrest in Rwenzori Is Far From Over
The government's strategy of lethal retaliation plus patronage has contained the recent violence. It has not resolved it. Read more »
July 03, 2017
Uganda: 3 Lessons From the Ghetto President's By-Election Triumph
Popular musician Bobi Wine's landslide victory was about more than just his fame. Read more »
April 25, 2017
Africa: Are Locals Starting to Push Back in the "Best Place in the World for Refugees"?
Uganda is now home to over 800,000 South Sudanese refugees and the world's largest refugee camp. Read more »
April 10, 2017
Uganda: Uganda - Stella Nyanzi Charged for Calling President Museveni a "Pair of Buttocks"
Since criticising First Lady and Education Minister Janet Museveni, the academic has faced a campaign of state repression. Read more »
February 17, 2017
Africa: Who Cares About the ICC's Trial of LRA Fighter Dominic Ongwen?
Thousands were killed and hundreds of thousands displaced in the conflict with the Lord's Resistance Army. So why aren't more Ugandans following the first public trial on the… Read more »
January 31, 2017
Africa: Get Rich or Die Trying - the Chinese Multinational Scamming Millions From Ugandans
Thousands of people in Uganda have signed up to a company believing it will cure all their illnesses and help them make a fortune. It is more likely to do the opposite. Read more »
January 24, 2017
Uganda: 'You Belong to Joseph Kony'
Testimony from a former child soldier of the Lord's Resistance Army highlights the moral and human complexity of Ongwen's case at the ICC. Read more »
December 07, 2016
Uganda: President Museveni Says He's 'Not Excited' About Oil
The discovery of sub-Saharan Africa's fourth largest oil reserve has been hailed as a panacea to Uganda's problems. But even at peak production, it will only generate two barrels… Read more »
August 01, 2016
Africa: Decolonising Makerere - On Mamdani's Failed Experiment
At the "Harvard of Africa" in Uganda, power remains in imperial structures and bodies, while excellence is still defined on Western terms. Read more »
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