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  • Ugandans are gearing up for a national election on Thursday after months of campaigning that has been marred by violent crackdowns on scores of deaths.

  • Supporters of incumbent President You weary Museveni have painted the capital yellow, while blue and red posters also hang high for opposition front runner Bobby Wine, 38 years old, the pop star turned politician whose real name is Robert She Golani, is half Museveni's age.

  • Hey is known for catchy protest songs and has attracted a large following among younger people in a country where 80% of the population are under 30 and two thirds are unemployed.

  • But since campaigning began in November, security forces have repeatedly broken up winds, rallies with tear gas, rubber bullets, beatings on detentions.

  • Wine himself has been arrested multiple times.

  • Current President Museveni seized power in 1986 after a five year guerrilla war on was welcomed by Ugandans worn down by murderous regimes.

  • This is in campaigns.

  • Museveni has pushed his achievements in energy and transport.

  • Aunt has a loyal following.

  • President Museveni has accomplished a lot of things.

  • He's built roads and schools, even this Kobe 19 disease.

  • People think that it does not exist but President Museveni has tried to control it.

  • That is why we're doing well with containing it.

  • I can assure you that President Museveni will win in Kampala.

  • But accusations of corruption, official extravagance, rights abuses and nepotism have gradually eroded support for 76 year old Museveni, especially among younger voters who were looking toe wine for change.

  • I did not getting this struggle toe name, the number of times I've been arrested.

  • I mean this struggle to liberate Uganda Onda before that is accomplished.

  • I don't care how many times I'm arrested, harassed, beaten teargas to pepper sprayed.

  • I'm keeping my eyes on the price.

  • Military personnel have been deployed across the capital Kampala to reinforce the police on columns of soldiers are patrolling suburbs amid fears the presidential and legislative elections on January 14th could descend into violence.

Ugandans are gearing up for a national election on Thursday after months of campaigning that has been marred by violent crackdowns on scores of deaths.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/12
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