Violence, arrests of opposition in lead-up to Uganda election

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:13pm

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On Thursday, millions of Ugandans will go to the polls to vote for president. The front-runners are President Yoweri Museveni, a former guerilla fighter who ousted two dictators, and singer and politician Bobi Wine who is at the forefront of the opposition. The election has been marked by violence and the arrest of opposition figures. Host Marco Werman speaks to The World's reporter Halima Gikandi from Kampala, Uganda.