February 25, 2014
Uganda's Stubborn Autocrat
Murithi Mutiga, New York Times
The Associated Press
Uganda is a poor country with a per-capita income of only $598 in 2012, according to the United Nations. A functional government in such circumstances would have sought to speed up the process of commercial production of the substantial oil reserves discovered in the country in 2006, which the World Bank estimates have the potential of accounting for 10 to 25 percent of gross domestic product.
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