"This situation report provides an overview of the elections. It reflects on the major concerns of the people of Uganda before, during and after the 2011 elections. It also compares the performance of opposition parties in earlier and the recent elections. The report further explores the national and regional implications of Museveni’s re-election and how his new term is likely to influence policy on a national and regional level. It addresses future concerns in the light of the country’s political history. Lastly, the report makes policy recommendations for the achievement of a better political future for Uganda."