Voting delays in Uganda as Museveni eyes fifth term

Uganda’s veteran leader Yoweri Museveni was expected to extend his power into a fourth decade as people voted Thursday in presidential and parliamentary polls amid long delays. Voting was due to begin at 07:00 am (0400 GMT) but the process was stalled for up to four hours in numerous polling stations where ballot boxes and papers did not arrive on time. The long delays occurred especially in the capital Kampala, where the opposition usually gains many votes.

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