Uganda

36 million people
510 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
Not Free

News & Updates

The spread of repressive policies has implications for U.S. security interests in the region.

Uganda's Speaker of Parliament blocks efforts to repeal the Constitution's age limit for presidential candidates.

Ugandan police raided an LGBTI Pride event in Kampala and detained participantson August 4. 

The country’s record of successful development is threatened by endemic corruption and growing worries about the political future.

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Experts

Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning and Director for Central, East and West Africa Programs


Vice President for International Programs; Vice President for Emergency Assistance Programs and Multilateral Initiatives

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Issues: 

Signature Reports

Special Reports

Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

Programs

Freedom House led a four-day International Joint Partnership Freedom of Expression mission to Uganda to examine the country’s freedom of expression environment in 2010.