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Meet Katoto, Museveni’s big fan

The TV cartoon character — think Homer Simpson meets Robin Hood — with added propaganda

I only have eyes for Bobi Wine

Ever since Bobi Wine, Uganda’s biggest pop star, won his seat in parliament in a contested 2017 race, western journalists have...

Zimbabwe’s opposition copies the Kenyan playbook

Raila Odinga told Nelson Chamisa: 'Declare victory early, and keep declaring' — and Chamisa listened

After Mugabe: Do I dare to hope, as a Ugandan?

For many Ugandans, Mugabe’s fall has been welcomed with excitement in hopes that Yoweri Museveni’s firm 31-year-grip on power will finally be toppled.

Zuma hails Uganda for ‘peaceful’ poll amid US backlash

Ugandans ‘deserved better’, says the US as African observer missions and presidents praise the election that saw Yoweri Museveni reinstalled.

Uganda opposition leader held after election loss

Kizza Besigye has been detained for the fourth time in just over a week – a period in which he also lost to Yoweri Museveni in the national election.

Uganda’s Besigye released on bail

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye has been released on bail, after being arrested at a gathering in Kampala following the death of a policeman.

Ugandan police crack down on new Besigye gathering

Ugandan police have dispersed thousands of supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye who gathered to hear his calls for cost-of-living protests.

Uganda’s Besigye vows to press on with protests

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye says that cost-of-living protests must go on, despite a lull in recent weeks while he was out of the country.

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The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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