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23 Jan 2021
As the world watched incumbent President Yoweri Museveni secure a victory in problematic elections last week, questions are being raised over the international community's relations with Uganda.
15 Jan 2021
Early results of Uganda's presidential elections indicate a victory for incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has won 65% of votes counted so far. Counting is still ongoing and full results are expected by the afternoon of Saturday 16 January 2021.

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