Category Archives: Uganda

Done with one election, on to the next: Museveni looks to the future

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This has been a tumultuous year for Ugandan President Museveni. In her regular column on Presidential Power,  Michaela Collord casts the spotlight on Museveni as he tries to put this year behind him and face the future. 

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President Museveni buying loyalty of newly elected MPs in Uganda

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Following Museveni’s electoral victory earlier this year, Michaela Collord asks how the controversial leader is securing support. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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Uganda: Election secured, support uncertain.

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Following Museveni’s electoral victory Michaela Collord asks: How much support does Uganda’s president really have? Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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Uganda 2016: Elections and Authoritarianism

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Our Co-Editor, Nic Cheeseman, discusses the recent Ugandan elections and explores how governments ensure victory in electoral authoritarian states. This interview was first aired on the BBC World Service.

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Fighting to work: Employment, not militias, will determine Uganda’s future stability

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In the run up to Uganda’s elections this week, a great deal of attention has been focused on the country’s Crime Preventer Program. Here, Rebecca Tapscott argues that Uganda’s Crime Preventer program is not just another manifestation of African electoral violence. It is a day-to-day strategy of governing and controlling one of the most threatening segments of […]

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President Museveni and the NRM slated to win in the coming elections, but at what cost?

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Our regular writer Michaela Collord takes a look at the electoral landscape in Uganda, where the race is hotting up. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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President Museveni of Uganda moves to quell ruling party dissent 

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Our Co-editor Nic Cheeseman explores Museveni’s attempts to secure the future of the NRM by bringing ousted Amama Mbabazi back into the fold. This blog was initially posted on the Presidential Power blog. 

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Internal strife in Uganda’s National Resistance Movement

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In this blog, Michaela Collord writes that the ouster of a top NRM cadre reveals the President’s struggle for control within the ruling party. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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‘Your own kind of democracy?’: Negotiated understandings of democracy and development

Jonathan Fisher

In this blog, Jonathan Fisher explores how African governments have fundamentally challenged and reworked the central concepts through which western donors and governments have tried to understand them. Jonathan is a lecturer in International Development at the University of Birmingham.

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Money, money, money: controversy surrounds the State House employees in Uganda

In this blog, Michaela Collord explores the controversy surrounding the inflated pay of employees in President Museveni’s State House, in Uganda. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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