Yoweri Museveni

 
New walls in cyberspace: Internet shutdowns and authoritarianism in Africa
New walls in cyberspace: Internet shutdowns and authoritarianism in Africa
Although the Berlin Wall was toppled 30 years ago, new walls have continued to crop up around the world — virtual ones that block or limit...
How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media
How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media
Activists who use digital media are protected by international...
How Big Data - and lessons from Obama - swung Senegal’s presidential election
How Big Data - and lessons from Obama - swung Senegal’s presidential election
When a United States senator from Chicago decided to run for president, one of his first volunteers was a student from Senegal. They met at a...
What other African protesters can learn from Sudan
What other African protesters can learn from Sudan
Exactly four months after former President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan was pushed out of power, and a few weeks after the military rulers and civilians...
Silencing the ‘rudest’ woman in Uganda
Silencing the ‘rudest’ woman in Uganda
In 1948, activist-intellectual Semakula Mulumba received an invitation to dinner from the Bishop of Uganda, Cyril Stuart.
Uganda's pop star MP Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential vote
Uganda's pop star MP Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential vote
Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine on Wednesday officially announced he would take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in...
In Uganda, posting a poem about Museveni gets you jailed
In Uganda, posting a poem about Museveni gets you jailed
The opening lines of a poem written by Dr Stella Nyanzi and posted on Facebook in November 2018, the day after Yoweri Museveni’s alleged birthday, read: “Yoweri, they say it was your...
Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll
Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll
The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers...
Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
The billboard outside Guinea’s National Assembly building reads: “I am young. Yes to a referendum. Yes to a new Constitution. We support you...
It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his Western cheerleaders
It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his Western cheerleaders
As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we cannot keep excusing the crimes of Rwanda’s current government - and the...
Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine: sources
Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine: sources
Ugandan police detained pop star-turned-MP Bobi Wine on Monday after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas at his fans, the...
Presidents for life spell danger
Presidents for life spell danger
Algeria and Sudan are engulfed by protests against leaders who have overstayed their welcome. Their stories need to be told, but we must also...

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