Kizza Besigye, Uganda’s main opposition leader, has been arrested for the fourth time in eight days after claiming the country’s elections were fraudulent. President Museveni won a landslide victory that has western powers shaking their heads.
Ugandan opposition politicians who have spoken out against removing presidential age limits reportedly had grenades thrown at their houses. President Yoweri Museveni's party wants to scrap the limit. Alex Gitta reports.
Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.
Police in Uganda have arrested at least 53 people including an opposition leader, for demonstrating against a plan to amend the constitution and scrap the presidential age limit.
Lawmakers from Uganda's ruling party have voted to introduce a bill to abolish presidential age limitations. When passed by parliament, the changes will let President Yoweri Museveni extend his grip on power.
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