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Uganda's opposition join forces

A group of opposition parties in Uganda have announced they intend to form a coalition in an attempt to defeat the Movement Party in the 2006 elections. The G7 in Uganda is set to include the Democratic Party, the Uganda People’s Congress, the Conservative Party and the Reform Agenda. President Yoweri Museveni has ruled Uganda since he came to power in 1986. Political parties have been severely restricted under an arrangement known as the Movement system. Following years of war, the system was designed to be all-inclusive and prevent the population being split along religious and ethnic lines, but in recent years there has been growing pressure for more democracy. Full Story

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