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Uganda Election: President Yoweri Museveni Declared Winner As Bobi Wine Alleges Fraud

Uganda's electoral commission says Museveni has won a sixth term in office, but Wine is saying the election was rigged, and the top U.S. diplomat to Africa is calling the vote "fundamentally flawed."
Ugandan electoral commission officials count ballot papers after the polls closed at a polling station in Kampala, Uganda, on January 14, 2021. Source: Sumy Sadurni

Updated at 9:41 a.m. ET

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office, fighting off a challenge by former singer Bobi Wine — who was just a child when Museveni came into power back in 1986. Wine's run drew many young Ugandans to pay attention to politics.

The nation's electoral commission announced on Saturday that Museveni received 58%

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