State security agents violently quashed protests following the 2020 arrest of musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine.
The plan to replace Museveni with his son has dramatically shifted from rumour to reality in recent months.
For those keen to advance democracy and freedom in Uganda, the starting point is to take in the lessons of history.
Museveni’s attempt to gain support in urban areas in the 2021 elections was not only about repression. But it still failed.
Opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyangulanyi has repeatedly been underestimated by government supporters and critics since he first ran for parliament.
Never has a political contest in Uganda’s history been so furiously played out in the media space as the 2021 national elections.
Uganda must overhaul its national legal framework on the use of force and firearms during law enforcement.
Bobi Wine entered the political arena with a relatively consistent background of politically critical music.