Uganda: stakes high ahead of 2016 polls

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni speaks to reporters at the Akasaka Palace state guesthouse in Tokyo Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Museveni said Islamic extremists in Somalia may have taken some of his country’s troops as prisoners after a recent attack on an African Union base there. He said that 19 soldiers were killed and six were missing following the Sept. 1 attack. He blamed the laxity of the Ugandan commanders for the losses. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

President Yoweri Museveni is gearing up for what is to be his fourth and possibly final run at the presidency next year, in a poll, where he will face off against an old ally and is causing investors to look warily at the small East African nation. Museveni came to…

Paul Busharizi

Paul Busharizi is currently a contributing editor (Business & Politics) at the Uganda's leading daily the New Vision.