Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine says he is still under house arrest, despite a court ordering security forces to stop surrounding his home. Wine has accused President Yoweri Museveni of fraud in Uganda’s January 14 election.
As president museveni'>Ugandan President Museveni keeps his principal electoral opponent @Bobiwine2 locked up under house arrest to prevent him from contesting the recently announced electoral "results," Wine files a complaint for arbitrary detention with the United Nations.
LUNGU HAILS BIDEN, MUSEVENI VICTORIES ...President Lungu said President Museveni’s victory shows the confidence and trust that the Ugandan people have in him to continue steering that country to prosperity. READ STORY:
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term as president, extending his 35 years in office. The 76-year-old won 58.6.% of the vote while his nearest rival Robert Kyagulanyi, known by his stage name Bobi Wine, took 34.8%, the election commission said.
Uganda has had no internet for 3 days after the government blocked it before the election. Rights groups are warning about lack of transparency. President Museveni has been in power for 35 years and his rivals targeted with violence, arrests and harassment.
Conveniently citing the coronavirus, the Ugandan government suspends campaigning for January elections in the capital and 10 populous districts where, just coincidently, of course, President Museveni's main opponent, @Bobiwine2 , is highly popular.
Uganda's long-serving president, Yoweri Museveni, faces a powerful electoral challenge in musician-turned-politician @Bobiwine2 . Museveni's forces are already trying to stop fair campaigning. The big question: on January 14, will they allow a fair vote?
Ugandan police shot a TV cameraman, now in critical condition, as they dispersed supporters of President Museveni's main challenger in next month's election, @Bobiwine2 . It's as if the authorities don't want journalists covering their repression.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian visited Uganda and signed sneakers for President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power for 32 years. He recently jailed other politicians for opposing his rule. Several say they were beaten and tortured.