Long-time Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of the country's disputed presidential election. Opposition groups have rejected the results as fraudulent and warned of a ‘creeping military coup.’
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.
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.
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.
Uganda's election commission has declared Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential elections. His opponent Kizza Besigye was reported to have won 35 percent of the votes.
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