Yoweri Museveni came to power in Uganda in 1986 through force. He recently stood for a sixth term in office and won the vote. Halima Athumani had a story on this development in VOA. Here is an excerpt:
As he has five times before, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni took the oath of office Wednesday and was sworn in to a sixth term in office.
“I, Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni, swear in the name of the Almighty God, that I shall faithfully exercise the functions of the president of Uganda, and shall uphold, preserve and defend the constitution so, help me God,” Museveni said to cheers and music.
In his inaugural speech, Museveni — who has been harshly criticized for repressing political opposition — also said foreigners have no right to teach him about democracy.
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