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Uganda: Museveni will run in 2026. Can he outpace his son Muhoozi?

By Musinguzi Blanshe

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Posted on December 27, 2022 16:39

Uganda’s ruling party has already named its presidential candidate for the next election: Yoweri Museveni, head of state since 1986. A Museveni advisor tells The Africa Report that the president still has ‘fundamental’ things to deliver. But analysts suspect the move is related to the ambitions of Museveni’s son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who now wants the top job.

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) pronouncement is unusual given that political parties formally select candidates about six months before the election.

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