Ugandans went to the polls on Thursday January 14 to elect their leaders in a hotly contested elections that has seen over 50 people dead in poll-related violence with the government of President Yoweri Museveni plunging the country in blackout due to the ban in the internet and social media.
Latest results from the Ugandan Electoral Commission reveal that President Museveni is taking an early lead followed by his closest challenger Bobi Wine. Vote tallying at the main centre in Kyambogo, Kampala started after 2am Friday, five hours later than the electoral body had anticipated but with preliminary results from 330 (0.7 percent).
So far the 76 year old Museveni is leading with 61.31% of the votes which is 50,097 followed byBobi Wine at 27.9% which translates to 22,802 votes with 153 invalid votes.
More to follow….