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Meet Katoto, Museveni’s big fan

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

Why courts can’t save democracy in Africa

Recent judgments in Kenya and Malawi are encouraging. But democratic reform is impossible unless presidents and electoral commissions play their part

Uganda police arrest pop-star MP Bobi Wine, teargas supporters

Having already been detained a number of times, the singer who looks set to challenge President Museveni in the 2021 elections has been arrested

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 disfranchised youth want Museveni out

In the wake of Thursday's election, a few "Museveni babies" - born after President Yoweri Museveni came to power in 1986 - share their opinions.

Uganda’s ruling party campaign sets stage for victory

President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement are eyeing a fifth term in power as Ugandans prepare to vote in Thursday's election.

Battle lines drawn before Ugandan poll

Worrying signs have been emerging that the ruling party will use dirty tricks to sway next year's elections.

Has Yoweri Museveni outstayed his welcome as Uganda’s president?

With corruption rife and autocracy starting to rear its head, many Ugandans want Yoweri Museveni to call time on his 27-year tenure.

Museveni sworn in as thousands welcome rival

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni vowed to stamp out "disrupting schemes" on Thursday as he was sworn in for a fourth term.

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