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.
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.
Rwandans are heading to the polls on Friday, but there won't be any surprises: President Paul Kagame is expected to win by a mile. Still, opposition candidate Frank Habineza has also been trying to mobilize support.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is poised to win his third term in office. A constitutional amendment allows him to stay in power until 2034. Some say he's a despot; others praise him for his accomplishments.
Even before the result is official, there can be no doubt that Uhuru Kenyatta has been reelected president of Kenya. But the threat of violence remains, says DW's Andrea Schmidt.
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