COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Yoweri Museveni
Population: 43,252,966 (2020)
Land Size: 241,038 sq km (93,072 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Joy As Ban On Ugandan Maize Is Lifted - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] There is a sigh of relief among traders after Kenya lifted the ban on importation of maize.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Museveni Promises 10 Percent Economic Growth When Oil Production Starts - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni Wednesday expressed optimism that Uganda's economy will grow in the range of 9- 10 per cent when the country starts commercial production.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Opposition Muted As Museveni Starts Five More Years - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] Renowned opposition figures stayed mute while little was heard- from outspoken activists in the nation as Mr Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni took oath, extending his presidency to four decades on Wednesday.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Museveni's Latest Government Must Reverse Decline On Human Rights - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[AI London] Uganda's government must use its latest term to reverse the ongoing deterioration in respect for human rights, said Amnesty International ahead of President Yoweri Museveni's sixth swearing-in as leader of the east African country.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: President Mnangagwa Arrives in Uganda - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa, who left Harare this afternoon, has arrived here to witness the swearing-in of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni tomorrow.