Uganda 50 Years

October 9, 2012 - 12:34 PM
The Uganda People's Defence Force parade at a ceremony to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country's independence from British rule, in Kampala, Uganda, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. The East African country has come a long way from the days when brutal dictators were in charge, but it has not had a single peaceful transfer of power since 1962, and the potential for instability remains as opposition activists intensify their campaigns and authorities clamp down. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie)