The plan to replace Museveni with his son has dramatically shifted from rumour to reality in recent months.
Uganda uses unpredictability to combine democratic institutions with authoritarian power.
There is more to ethnic identity than ancestral location or settlement pattern, language or family 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.
A military confrontation between Uganda and Rwanda remains implausible. But the stand-off between the two countries is reminiscent of the worst days between them.
Whether the enduring face of this new politics is Bobi Wine or someone else, Ugandan politics is clearly changing
Raila Odinga has been at the forefront of the struggle for democracy and upholding the rule of law in Kenya. His latest battles are bound to cement his legacy as a progressive force for good.
Uganda’s economy has seen many changes since independence. Trends in recent years are positive, although some key challenges remain.