go to top

Self-Coup Talk Backfires in Uganda

Catherine Cheney Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Uganda’s parliament announced plans earlier this week to summon the country’s defense minister and military chief to clarify recent statements attributed to them that seemed to threaten a military takeover of the government.

In addition to reputed warnings by Defense Minister Crispus Kiyonga and military chief Gen. Aronda Nyakairima that the military was monitoring legislators’ actions and might take control if they did not make sufficient progress, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni reportedly warned members of parliament that the military would not allow “confusion” in parliament to continue. ...

Want to Read More?
Login or Subscribe Today.
Monthly
$ 11.99 for 1 month
  • Two-week FREE trial access.
  • Cancel any time.
  • $11.99 each month.
Try It FREE
Quarterly
$ 17.99 for 3 months
  • Two-week FREE trial access.
  • Cancel any time.
  • $17.99 every three months.
Try It FREE
Annual
$ 59.99 1 year
  • Two-week FREE trial access.
  • Cancel any time.
  • Just $59.99 a year.
Try It FREE