Uganda: Election secured, support uncertain.

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...

The UNHCR is much better than its reputation in Uganda suggests...

The proposed implementation of the Cessation Clause for some Rwandan refugees has prompted fierce debate. Two weeks ago, Will Jones travels to the Nakivale...

Women politicians in Africa face huge odds but can make a...

Africa sees some of the highest rates of female political participation in the world in countries like Rwanda, but also some of the lowest...

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...

How Digital Repression Is Changing African Politics

Africa’s first election of 2021, featuring a presidential race in Uganda between President Yoweri Museveni and opposition leader Bobi Wine, provided a...

An interview with Kizza Besigye: part one

Dr Kizza Besigye has been the leading opposition candidate in the last three Ugandan Presidential elections, twice as president of the Forum for Democratic...

Stephen Kamugasa writes to President Yoweri Museveni …

MR PRESIDENT: NOW IS THE TIME TO TALK Dear Mr President, If there is one thing...

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...

President Museveni buying loyalty of newly elected MPs in Uganda

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...

LONG READ: Problematizing the Democratic Imperative – The challenge of transition...

DiA occasionally publishes long reads which allow writers to go into depth on a topic of particular significance. This piece by E.A....