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Court In Uganda Dismissed Opposition’s Case


KAMPALA – Uganda’s top court dismissed a case that sought to nullify the results of a disputed presidential election, saying the long-time president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was validly re-elected. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the cases of noncompliance cited by the petitioner, former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, were not substantial enough to warrant an annulment of the vote. Check ...

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Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou Has Been Re-elected


Niger’s president, Mahamadou Issoufou has been re-elected as his main opponent remains in France seeking medical treatment after being jailed for several months. Check also: Niger’s lion president Muhamadou Issoufou to face run off vote Mahamadou Issoufou’s  rival Hama Amadou received 18 percent of the vote, which saw a low turnout after the opposition called for a boycott.  Amadou was arrested ...

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How Museveni Was Voted 100 Percent In Certain Parts Of Uganda


Ugandan opposition parties are faced with a familiar conundrum, fairly sure that the election they just lost was rigged, but unsure how to prove it. There is evidence that Voted Yoweri Museveni’s main challenger, Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), made significant gains in many parts of the country, especially urban areas. Check also: Uganda’s president fears ...

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Uganda’s President Fears Donald Trump Win Could Limit Exports, According To State Media

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Uganda’s president,[3] Yoweri Museveni expressed concern that Donald Trump could limit African imports if he’s elected U.S. president, potentially harming the continent’s economies, New Vision reported.[1] Check also: U.S accuses Uganda of rights violations after presidential election The East African nation exported $47 million of goods to the U.S. in 2013, mainly coffee, tea and spices, according to the Office ...

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