Uganda Internet Shutdown Causes Polling Problems as Ex-Popstar Takes on Veteran President


Ugandans headed to the polls on Thursday, following a tense presidential campaign marred by violence and deaths in the lead-up to the election.

Longstanding ruler President Yoweri Museveni, 76, is seeking a sixth term in office and is being challenged by 10 opposition candidates, including the hugely popular singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine.

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