The roots of Uganda’s conflict lie within ethnic cleavages aggravated by the British colonial regime, which intentionally split the civil and military power dynamic in Uganda. Having recruited soldiers and labour from the north, while favouring the south in terms of social and economic development and technology, noticeable imbalance grew into a basis for discontentment. Regional tensions in Uganda have persisted since independence in 1962, manifested in political and military struggles for group dominance.

Uganda: A Risk Assessment Brief