3 October 2016

2013 scholar Gerald Bareebe co-wrote a recent article about the 2016 elections in Uganda with Rita Abrahamsen in the Journal of African Affairs. According to them, Uganda has had elections without true democracy for years, but in the latest elections there was less of an attempt at even “faking” democracy than ever before. The article explains the factors that have allowed President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power for thirty years, to maintain power despite the efforts of the opposition, voters and the international community.

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Gerald Bareebe

The Role of Military in State Consolidation, Regime Legitimation and Nation-Building in Uganda and Rwanda

2013 Scholars