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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

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Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.

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The Foreign Desk - Explainer 4: Democracy in East Africa

February 25th, 2016

Episode 125 of 216 episodes

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni was re-elected in controversial fashion last week: votes were bought, social media was blocked and the opposition leader was arrested. Yet the election didn’t get much coverage from international media outlets. We ask why the west isn't interested in East African democracy.

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