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Uganda Opposition Candidate Bobi Wine Under House Arrest After Claiming Election Fraud

HeadlineJan 19, 2021

In Uganda, opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine is under house arrest, following his loss in last week’s election — which Wine alleges was rigged. The rapper-turned-politician was seeking to unseat President Yoweri Museveni, who’s been in power for 36 years. Wine’s home was raided by the military Friday after he spoke out against possible election fraud. Last month, Wine temporarily suspended his campaign after members of his team were injured and his car was shot at.

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