Civil Society's Unease Over Uganda’s Election

A report titled Early Warning Signs for Violence in Uganda's 2021 elections has warned that Ugandans may as well be walking into a battlefield when they take to the polling stations in the 2021 general election, but this could be averted if a national dialogue is held and the political playing field is levelled.

During President Museveni's 33-year tenure, "clientelism and intolerance for political challenges that resist co-option have become prominent features of the state," writes former U.S. Ambassador Michelle Gavin in a CFR blog. 

President Yoweri Museveni, MP Bobi Wine and main opposition leader Kizza Besigye.


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