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Despite Uganda's 2016 presidential election ending in February, there is still much postelection political drama circulating around the country.

A letter to General Kayihura sent from 31 Ugandan and International Organizations inquiring about advancing security and the protection and human rights of all.

Following the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directive to telecommunications providers to shut down social media platforms in advance of President Museveni’s inauguration to another five ye

The Ugandan Supreme COurt has dismissed presidential candidate's Amama Mbabazi's challenge of the February election results.



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

Senior Advisor for Policy

Dr. Herman is senior advisor for policy at Freedom House.


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.


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.