Discrimination Against Pakistani Asylum Seekers in Uganda: A fair hearing is...

Uganda is one of the top refugee-hosting nations in the world. This has been attributed especially to its progressive refugee legal framework...

Changing of the guard?

Justin Willis asks what is in store for Uganda now that Mbabazi has committed to run in elections, compares his candidature to Museveni's previous opponents, and...

The Political Impact of Social Media: A Case Study on Uganda’s...

During the 2021 General Elections in Uganda, we monitored social media accounts belonging to nominated women candidates and highly vocal women to...

President Museveni and the NRM slated to win in the coming...

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...

Youth in Africa: Refocusing the debate

In this post, Matt Kandel argues that academics and policymakers - particularly those in the west - need to stop seeing young people in...

#BookClub: East Africa After Liberation

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Jonathan Fisher reveals the most significant lessons of  his important new book East Africa After Liberation. To...

The Moral Economy of Elections in Africa is out now!

The Moral Economy of Elections in Africa, the new book by DiA's very own Nic Cheeseman and his colleagues Gabrielle Lynch and...

#BookClub. What drives election rigging – and when citizens resist it?

In recent months it has felt like election rigging has run riot. Citizens killed, beaten and intimidated and election...
The Continent Issue 3

The Continent – brilliant free African journalism

The Continent is a brilliant new venture from Simon Allison and the team at Mail&Guardian. It brings together fantastic writing from African journalists across...

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

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...