Uganda election neither free nor fair, says Kenyan lobby

Museveni supporters

National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporters celebrate the winning of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in Kampala Uganda January 16, 2021. 

Photo credit: Sumy Sadurni | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Civil Society Reference Group (CSRG) took issue with comments attributed to President Yoweri Museveni who, in an address to the nation after he was declared  winner on Saturday night, said the election was “the only one free of cheating since 1962”.

The just-concluded general election in Uganda was not free, fair and accountable “by any stretch of the imagination”, a Kenyan civil society group has said.

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