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.
Civil Society's Unease Over Uganda's Election
East African, 24 August 2019
When Ugandans troop to the polling stations in the 2021 general election, they may as well be walking into a battlefield, warns a report, but this could be averted if a national… Read more »
Keeping an Eye on Uganda's Stability
Council on Foreign Relations, 29 August 2019
Recently, Ugandan civil society organizations warned about the likelihood of increasing political violence leading up to the country's 2021 general elections. Read more »
President Yoweri Museveni, MP Bobi Wine and main opposition leader Kizza Besigye.
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