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Besigye’s Last Shot: The Final Installment

By ugandansabroad

In the final installment of "Besigye's Last Shot," journalist Igor Kossov looks at the top political players in Uganda-- and what 2011 could have in store for them. »

Latest Campaign News: Uganda 2011 Elections

By ugandansabroad

President Museveni puts sh1.2 million on former West Nile soldiers' bank accounts, and builds houses for Acholi chiefs. Besigye promises to fight corruption and create jobs for the youth. Betti Kamya campaigns for Federo in Buganda, Acholi, and West Nile. Gunmen attack Mao's team in Moroto. And more. »

What Went Down in Uganda This Week?

By ugandansabroad

Too busy to keep up with the Ugandan news this week? Ugandans Abroad compiles it for you in one easy-to-digest read. Click here. »

Who Can Take On The Two Most Powerful Men in Uganda?

By ugandansabroad

Ugandans Abroad spoke to Ingrid Turinawe, chairperson of Women for Peace, the national chairperson of the Forum for Democratic Change's Women League, and a candidate for Rukunguri District's Woman MP seat. »

Besigye’s Last Shot: Part Two

By ugandansabroad

Last week, journalist Igor Kossov took a look at the historical relationship between three powerful figures in Ugandan politics. Today, check out part two on the NRM and the growing tension between the movement, Besigye, and Byanyima »

Bebe Cool Speaks: His Healing Journey in America

By ugandansabroad

Bebe Cool talked with Ugandans Abroad about his life in the U.S., the shooting, his health, President Museveni, and the struggle to recover after what may have been the hardest year of his life. »

Besigye’s Last Shot

By ugandansabroad

Earlier this year, Ugandans Abroad ran "Besigye's Last Shot," an eloquent three-part feature story by reporter Igor Kossov. In light of the upcoming elections in February, we've updated the story and are republishing the three installments. »

Who Wants To Be President of Uganda?

By ugandansabroad

We know the diaspora will closely follow the elections back home. Ugandans Abroad reporter David Tash Lumu gives us one of our first dispatches from the ground. »

Court Dismisses Treason Case Against Besigye

By Lakshmi

The treason charges against Dr. Kizza Besigye have been dismissed by the constitutional court. Besigye will face President Museveni in the presidential election next year. »

UN Security Council Members to meet with Museveni

By Lakshmi

President Museveni is scheduled to meet with members of the UN Security Council tonight. This comes a day after his meeting with members of the European Union to discuss defeating Al-Shaabab. »