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Ugandan elections set for January 14, as “Grandfather” challenged by young Wine

Ugandan elections set for January 14, as “Grandfather” challenged by young Wine

UGANDANS will vote on January 14 in a presidential election that pits long-ruling incumbent Yoweri Museveni against ten rivals, including a young pop star who is emerging as the strongest challenger. The Electoral Commission announced the election date in a statement issued late on Wednesday. Polling to elect lawmakers to parliament will be conducted at the same time. Robert Kyagulanyi In power since 1986, the 76-year-old Museveni is often referred to as "Jajja", meaning "Grandfather". And the biggest threat to Africa's third longest-ruling president keeping his authoritarian grip on the East African nation is expected to come from pop star…
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