'Not worth my life': Ugandans vote in tense election

'Not worth my life': Ugandans vote in tense election

Ugandans are voting Thursday in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine from monitoring polling stations Internet access has been cut off. The vote count will begin when polls close at 4 p.m. and results are expected within 48 hours. More than 17 million people are registered voters in this East African country of 45 million people. A candidate must win more than 50% to avoid a runoff vote. Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, has seen many associates jailed or …
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