I'm a Freedom Fighter

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, one of black Africa's most promising young leaders, was interviewed in Entebbe by Nairobi bureau chief Marguerite Michaels. Excerpts:

Q. How do you define your job?

A. I've got a mission -- to transform Uganda from a backward country to an advanced country. The economy is the base of stability. It affects your social programs, your political stability, everything.

Q. What is holding you back?

A. The biggest problem is the vicious circle. We have a population without skills. While we retrain, we must import skills from the advanced countries. For that you need dollars. But to...

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