UGANDA ELECTIONS: Opposition calls for peaceful protests

People protest in Kampala on the eve of the February 18 election. Opposition leaders have vowed to spearhead peaceful protests against President Museveni’s government whose re-election for a fourth term they contest. PHOTO BY YUSUF MUZIRANSA

At a media conference which began at noon today, opposition leaders Norbert Mao (DP), Dr Kizza Besigye (FDC/IPC) and Olara Otunnu (UPC) have announced that they have decided to lead a popular uprising with peaceful protests against Mr Yoweri Museveni’s government whose re-election for a fourth term they contest.

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