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Uganda: Will Muhoozi break father’s ruling party?

By Edward Nyembo

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Posted on April 11, 2023 15:43

 © Yoweri Museveni and his son Muhoozi (Photo: TAR)
Yoweri Museveni and his son Muhoozi (Photo: TAR)

A power struggle is unfolding in the back rooms of Uganda’s State House. While some want to characterise the situation as a family rift between President Yoweri Museveni and his son, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, as to who will run for the top office in 2026, others believe Museveni’s National Resistance Movement (NRM) has to intervene.

The brash president’s son, used to saying and doing what he wants, even at the peril of his father’s reputation, is campaigning boldly to succeed his father.

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