15 Jan 2021

Bobi Wine alleges fraud as Museveni opens lead in Uganda elections

International Editor

The Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has taken an early lead in the country’s elections, with around a third of the votes counted so far.

But his main challenger, the former pop star Bobi Wine, claimed there had been widespread “fraud and irregularities” with the vote, pledging to provide evidence as soon as internet services were restored.

The Ugandan government dismissed his allegation, calling on him to provide evidence to back it up.

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