Liam Taylor

Uganda-based journalism

Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Power play

An outspoken Ugandan general was arrested last week. Upcoming elections in the country are a backdrop to the struggle for power within the ruling regime.

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

In Development

Review of ‘The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Economies Can Take Off’ by Justin Yifu Lin (2012).

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

The weight of events

Review of ‘The State of Africa: a history of the continent since independence’, by Martin Meredith (2013)

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

A tale of two rallies

In one Ugandan town, the president and one of his rivals host contrasting rallies. Museveni’s capacity to mobilize support helps explain why he is likely to win elections.

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment