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Ugandan president wins sixth term amid vote-rigging claims   40%

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office, election officials have confirmed, despite his top challenger Bobi Wine dismissing the results as “cooked-up” and “fraudulent”.


Museveni declared election winner in Uganda as rival Bobi Wine alleges fraud   18%


Opposition candidate urges citizens to reject result of ‘most fraudulent election in country’s history’

Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, has won a sixth term in office, according to an official tally from Thursday’s election, as his main rival, Bobi Wine, alleged widespread fraud and rejected the result.

After one of the most turbulent election campaigns in Ugandan history, the electoral commission said Museveni had taken 59% of the vote and Wine 35%.

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Uganda: Yoweri Museveni declared winner amid election fraud allegations   16%

Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term as president of Uganda while his main challenger, Bobi Wine, has countered with allegations of vote-rigging. Museveni warned people not to "cause chaos."


Uganda's Museveni declared winner of presidential poll, rival alleges fraud   3%

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citizens should reject the result.


'Serious trouble': Ugandan army surrounds pop star candidate's home  

Uganda's long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni is ahead in the polls but sent soldiers to surround the compound of his chief challenger, reggae star Bobi Wine.


Ugandan challenger Bobi Wine claims he won presidential election by far despite early results   -2%


Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a “complete sham” early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.The 38-year-old former ragga singer said his party’s polling agents were beaten and chased away in parts of northern and western Uganda, that ballot boxes were opened and stuffed, and that some voters were only given ballots for the parliamentary election.Museveni, 76, is seeking a sixth term after almost four…


Ugandans vote in charged election between long-time leader Yoweri Museveni and singer Bobi Wine   -4%


Ugandans lined up to vote in a tense election Thursday under heavy security and an internet blackout as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni sought a sixth term against a former pop star half his age.The internet went down on the eve of the vote, with some parts of the country reporting complete disruptions or significant slowdowns, after one of the most violent campaigns in years.Museveni is seeking a sixth term in office, having ruled for almost four decades, against singer-turned-MP Bobi Wine, 38,…


A safe, fair vote? Why pandemic rules fuel concerns in Uganda.   8%


Uganda’s elections will determine if President Yoweri Museveni wins a sixth term. Bobi Wine and other opposition candidates have faced restrictions.


Ugandan President Museveni wins re-election in vote his rival says was rigged  


Uganda's longtime leader Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected for a sixth term amid allegations of fraud and lack of transparency around the vote count.


Uganda Election 2021: What's at Stake?   60%


Longtime leader President Yoweri Museveni is facing his toughest challenge ever, and has used all the levers of power at his disposal to try to overcome 10 rivals — including Bobi Wine, a popular lawmaker and musician.


Uganda Blocks Facebook Ahead of Contentious Election   -50%


President Yoweri Museveni accused the company of “arrogance” after it removed fake accounts and pages linked to his re-election campaign.


Ugandan President Museveni wins sixth term as vote rigging alleged   3%

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citizens should reject the result.


Uganda's Bobi Wine rejects early poll results, claims victory   -6%

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a "complete sham" early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.


Uganda vote count underway   -20%

In tonight's edition: Ugandans turn out for a landmark election amidst an internet blackout. Former pop star Bobi Wine takes on President Yoweri Museveni's 35-year rule following a bloody campaign in which the longtime leader's opponents were regularly targeted. Also, this Thursday marks 10 years since Tunisia's revolution, which saw the toppling of then leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali following a wave of protests. A decade on, the country is held up as a rare example of democratic progress, but frustrations continue.


Ugandans head to polls under heavy security and amid internet blackout   -13%

Ugandans began voting in a tense election Thursday under heavy security and an internet blackout as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni pursues a sixth term against challenger Bobi Wine, a former pop star half his age.


Which way for Uganda? Bobi Wine takes on longtime incumbent Museveni   -14%

It has been billed as a generational battle. Africa's gaze is turning to Uganda and the tense homestretch to Thursday's presidential election. 38-year-old pop star-cum-opposition leader Bobi Wine is among nine candidates taking on 76-year-old Yoweri Museveni, the former military leader whose National Resistance Movement took the capital way back in 1986.


Uganda bans social media ahead of critical vote   31%

Uganda banned social media and messaging apps on Tuesday, two days ahead of a presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa'slongest-serving leaders, against opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a popular singer.


Run-up to Uganda vote marred by violence, repression  

Uganda votes on Thursday in presidential and parliamentary elections marred by political repression as singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine challenges President Yoweri Museveni’s 34-year rule.


Uganda's President Fends Off Opposition In Contested Election   -10%

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine faced longtime President Yoweri Museveni in yesterday's election, official results are expected on Saturday.