Angelo Izama

Angelo Izama has been a Knight Fellow at Stanford University and a Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy. A journalist with the Kampala Daily Monitor for more than ten years, he writes frequently on governance in Uganda as well as regional security in Central Africa.

July 2011, Volume 22, Issue 3

Uganda: Museveni’s Triumph and Weakness

Despite signs of a cautious willingness to allow more political competition, the regime of newly reelected president Yoweri Museveni fell back on familiar habits of brutal repression when public unrest followed a sudden spike in the cost of living.