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Latest update : 2011-03-23

Can Uganda's divided opposition oust Yoweri Museveni from the presidency?

Uganda is holding general elections this Friday, with long-serving Yoweri Museveni facing competition from seven challengers. Museveni has been in power for 25 years, ever since triumphing in a guerilla campaign that overthrew a military dictatorship. His main claims to success are bringing political stability and strong economic growth to the country, but critics say he is an authoritarian figure who has constructed a democratic façade.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Gabriel KAHN , Duncan WOODSIDE

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2015-05-05 Finland

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