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.’
Lawmakers in Uganda have voted to scrap the presidential age-limit of 75 years. The decision could extend 73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni’s rule after elections in 2021.
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.
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.
Rival claims of victory in the Central American state's presidential elections are being joined with allegations of fraud. The slow count has been noted by EU election observers as a final result is still two days away.
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