Even Museveni critics offer grudging admiration. "He's not smart, he's extremely smart." Doing others' dirty work abroad has won him a free pass.
How a really bizarre president from the Comoros gives me hope that Africa will survive everything thrown at it
It's easy for the sense of trepidation to give way to doom and despair. But just step back a little and you'll realise there is much to celebrate.
How traffic jams, speaking in tongues, neighbourhood watches, and even dreadlocks can be political proxy battlegrounds in Africa
You know about Mayweather-Pacquiao, now here are 10 of Africa's boxing legends and unforgettable fights
Military ruler Amin used to advise Ugandan boxers: "Always aim at killing your opponents and see if any biased referee can reverse the results.”
We would be poorer if Senegal hadn't preserved the House of Slaves, and if Rwanda hadn't built the Genocide Memorial.
If you landed in Lilongwe with long hair or an unkempt beard in the 1970s, the custom officials would subject you to an involuntary haircut.