From Fundamental Change to No Change: The NRM and democratization in Uganda

  title={From Fundamental Change to No Change: The NRM and democratization in Uganda},
  author={William Muhumuza},
  journal={Les Cahiers d'Afrique de lEst},
  • W. Muhumuza
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • Political Science
  • Les Cahiers d'Afrique de lEst
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