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The view from Gulu on Uganda’s food distribution and corona-politics

Macdonald, Anna and Owor, Arthur (2020) The view from Gulu on Uganda’s food distribution and corona-politics. Africa at LSE (17 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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With presidential, parliamentary and local elections slated for early 2021, the politicisation of COVID-19 food distribution is being widely discussed. In Gulu, which until last week has Uganda’s highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections, the effects are felt sharply amongst those reliant on food relief. The central government’s attempts to control and benefit from the process presents both opportunities and risks to the ruling NRM ahead of the elections.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2020 14:45
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:43

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