Death of democracy: Creeping authoritarianism in Africa’s great lakes region

  This past Saturday, the results of the Ugandan presidential election were released. The incumbent, President Yoweri Museveni, won just over 60 percent of the vote, beating opposition leader Kizza Besigye by 25 points. Unfortunately, this election was anything but free and fair, as Besigye and his supporters claimed that the election was rigged. The […]