Oct 10th, 2012
By Paul Amina, The Star As Uganda marks its golden jubilee today, Paul Amina argues that the country is a shadow of its former self and that a balanced overview of Uganda’s 50 years of independence shows that (de)colonisation is only a stage towards genuine African liberation which the country ...
Oct 8th, 2012
By Peter Nyanzi, independent In early 1964, units of the British led Uganda Army mutinied, demanding “the fruits of independence” and better working conditions. One of the most respected officers at the time, Idi Amin instigated the mutiny when the British army commander then, Lt.-Colonel W.W. Cheyne...
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2012
President Museveni is ruling Uganda through repression and patronage like Milton Obote and Idi Amin did, setting up the country for future bloodshed, the International Crisis Group has warned. The latest report released on Thursday – but one State House described as the handiwork of “ignorant E...