Liam Taylor

Uganda-based journalism

Tag Archives: Uganda

Into the abyss

Review of ‘Abyssinian Chronicles’, by Moses Isegawa (Picador, 2000).

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July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Free, but not united

The release of Kizza Besigye on bail yesterday (12 July) cannot mask opposition divisions.

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The turn of the screw

Kizza Besigye, the main opposition leader in Uganda, was last night (13 May) charged with treason.

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Street view

The mood on the streets of Kampala as Yoweri Museveni was sworn-in for another term as president of Uganda today (12 May).

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Plane speaking

The Ugandan government has tightened its grip ahead of President Museveni’s swearing-in this week. The opposition will struggle to respond.

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

You say you want a revolution?

Review of ‘Kizza Besigye and Uganda’s Unfinished Revolution’ by Daniel Kalinaki (Dominant Seven, 2014).

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Observer effect

The EU Election Observation Mission in Uganda today (21 April) gave their verdict on February’s disputed ballot. But do election observers
do any good?

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

On borrowed time?

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni is falling out with Western donors. He thinks he doesn’t need them any more – but is he right?

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Previously, in Ugandan elections…

Review of ‘Elections in a Hybrid Regime: Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls’ by Sandrine Perrot, Sabiti Makara, Jérôme Lafargue and Marie-Aude Fouéré (eds.) (Fountain Publishers, 2014).

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Court out

The Supreme Court of Uganda today (31 March) upheld the election of Yoweri Museveni as president. Now nothing, constitutionally, can stop him from serving a seventh term.

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment
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