Museveni deploys yet more troops to protect Total's oil
Uganda's counterterrorism support for neighbouring DRC is primarily aimed at protecting Lake Albert's nascent oil infrastructure.
Ankara's new military attaché for the Great Lakes will need to maintain Turkish defence industry's excellent relationship with Uganda but also develop opportunities in Rwanda and Burundi, despite these two countries' troubled relations with Kampala.
The legal battle enjoined between Yoweri Museveni and his main political rival Bobi Wine, who is contesting the Ugandan president's re-election, looks like being short-lived. More than anything else, it has allowed a myriad of young lawyers to hog the media spotlight.
Behind Judge Simon Byabakama, the very embodiment of the Uganda Electoral Commission, it is its secretary Leonard Mulekwah who is laying down the rules for the 14 January presidential poll and Covid-19 campaign restrictions hated by opponents Bobi Wine and Patrick Oboi Amuriat.
Despite the market uncertainty caused by Covid-19, the Ugandan president has opted to organise a tender call to find a buyer for the Kilembe copper mine rather than negotiate a contract with an already known buyer.
By providing 20 light armoured vehicles to the Ugandan army in January, Ankara anticipated the entry into force of the bilateral military agreement between Turkey and Uganda, which was ratified on February 5 by the Turkish Parliament.