Uganda Election Challenges - Voice of America

Friday, January 15, 2021

News Type: USIP in the News

Although Ugandans voted in presidential and parliamentary elections on Thursday, the refusal by President Yoweri Museveni’s government to allow most election observers and the media to monitor the vote has had many democracy advocates deeply concerned. There have also been several incidents of violence against...

Democracy & Governance; Electoral Violence

US State Department releases Global Fragility Strategy - Devex

Saturday, December 19, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

The State Department on Friday released the Global Fragility Strategy, a document detailing how the U.S. administration intends to overhaul the country’s current approach to conflict prevention and stabilization in fragile contexts. The administration was required to...

Is an alleged drug kingpin from China investing millions in a port in Laos? - CNN

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

On October 6, news of a $50 million dollar investment to build a port in the Laotian town of Ban Mom led the business section of the Vientiane Times, a prominent state-run newspaper. In the second paragraph, readers were told that a man named Zhao Wei participated in...