Uganda elections: The judges to decide Bobi Wine's petition

Bobi Wine election poster

A patrol car of the Ugandan police is seen stationed outside the headquarters of the opposition party, the National Unity Platform (NUP), on January 20, 2021.

Photo credit: Sumy Sadurni | AFP

What you need to know:

  • This will be the fourth challenge against the President who has been in power since 1986, the previous occasions being 2001, 2006 and 2016. 
  • Mr Kyagulanyi’s lawyers are racing against time because the law gives an aggrieved candidate a maximum of 15 days after the results have been released to file a petition. 

National Unity Platform (NUP) party leader Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, has notified the Supreme Court that he will file a petition on Monday challenging the re-election of President Yoweri Museveni.


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