Ugandan rivals hold final rallies before presidential polls

Supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye demonstrate in Kampala on February 15, 2016, two days before the Uganda's presidential electionsUganda’s presidential contenders held their final rallies Tuesday, a day after opposition supporters clashed with police leaving at least one dead. Key opposition candidate Kizza Besigye, a three-time loser who was briefly detained by police in chaotic protests on Monday, said he was still confident of ending veteran President Yoweri Museveni’s three-decade grip on power in the East African nation. At least one person was killed Monday as police fought running battles with Besigye supporters from the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party.

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