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Uganda: Coffee controversy deals Museveni a rare defeat in parliament

In power for 36 years, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has long held near total control over the country. But he recently suffered a rare ... defeat in parliament after legislators ignored his wishes and opted to terminate a lucrative coffee processing and export agreement that the government had handed to an Italian investor. Voting for the termination were many members of Museveni's ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM).