Has Museveni delivered the fundamental change?

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In own words: “We want our people to be able to afford shoes. The Honourable Excellency who is going to the United Nations in executive jets, but has a population at home of 90 per cent walking barefoot, is nothing but a pathetic spectacle” – Museveni, 1986.

Thirty years ago, the nation rallied around a flamboyant 40-year-bush war hero who promised a fundamental change in the country’s politics, unity, restoration of democracy and rule of law, preached the gospel of frugal spending and castigated grasping and overstaying African leaders for their corruption and failure to meet the needs of their citizens.


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