Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
The country’s election commission announced that with 86.7 percent of polling stations reporting results, Museveni had 58.8 percent of votes, while former popstar Bobi Wine had 34.2 percent.
Final results are expected by Saturday afternoon.
Wine, 38, meanwhile was on track to see his newly formed National Unity Platform (NUP) become the main opposition party in…
Source: Guardian Newspaper