Uganda votes for a President

Update 14/1/2021: Bobi Wine post.

Uganda is ending a tense presidential campaign with voting taking place today.

The incumbent, President Museveni, who has been in office since 1986 is challenged by Bobi Wine.

Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, faced gun attacks while electioneering.

Image: Bobi Wine (from video)

Police have cracked down on opposition rallies. People lost lives.

Wine has been arrested on more than one occasion.

The people of Uganda are scared to vote due to the harsh political climate.

The government shut down the Internet on more than one occasion.

Many Ugandans indicate they still intend to vote.

 

Uganda location in Africa