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UGANDA: “If you do not want to pay tax, you just go and die!”

Uganda recently made history as the first country to initiate a Mobile Money & Social Media tax. A history that however further stains the cloth of freedom in this Eastern African country whose president Yoweri Museveni is the longest-serving president in the region. The 32 years rule of president Museveni has seen Uganda turn into

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By Farida Nabourema | July 27, 2018 | Actions, Freedom of Expression, News, Reading List, Uganda, Uncategorized

Uganda’s Slow Slide into Crisis

Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governance and economic performance deteriorates, Uganda needs urgent reforms to avoid greater instability....
By webmin | November 21, 2017 | AntiCorruption & Accountability, External, Uganda

Expanding the Alliance in Uganda

In Uganda, civil society organizations are peacefully organizing against constitutional amendments that would dramatically expand the powers of the President. The government has responded with police raids and threats against NGOs it sees as the ringleaders. ...

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