From the Daily Monitor, “Museveni faults Africa”
President Museveni has said the “lack of democracy and an Ideological disorientation” are some of the 10 bottlenecks that have kept Uganda and many African countries listed as Least Developed Countries.
The President told the East African Legislative Assembly meeting in Rwanda that the continent suffers an “ideological disorientation whereby the reactionaries fragment the African people into sectarianism of tribe, religion and gender chauvinism”.
The statement does not, however, elaborate what he meant by absence of democracy. He added that Africa continues to lag behind despite being “favoured by God and nature.”
For a different take on Museveni’s “State of the EAC Address” see this report from the EAC website. The discussion here picks up on Museveni’s call to go beyond economic integration to “Political Federation”.
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