Honourable mention – Money problems in Uganda’s Parliament by Flavia Nassaka, The Independent
Runner-up – The cost of neutralising Mbabazi by Edris Kiggundu, The Observer
**Winner – Amama Mbabazi vs. President Museveni: The inside story by Charles Mwanguhya Mpagi, Daily Monitor
For more than a decade, Charles Mwanguhya Mpagi worked as a political reporter and talk show host with Daily Monitor and its sister station, KFM. Prior to that he worked as a reporter and anchor at Voice of Toro in Fort Portal.
The story of Amama Mbabazi in 2014 came to be defined by the character of an intelligence brief titled ‘India’. This article digs into the origins of the intelligence report, the drama surrounding candidates to succeed President Museveni and the rising profile of Mbabazi – codename: India.