A supporter of presidential candidate and opposition leader Kizza Besigye rides a motor bike with an effigy of Besigye as he waits for his convoy to pass on the road outside of Kampala, on February 16, 2016. / AFP / WILL BOASE
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Uganda's presidential contenders held their final rallies Tuesday, a day after opposition supporters clashed with police leaving at least one dead.Key opposition candidate Kizza Besigye, a three-time loser who was briefly detained by police in chaotic protests Monday, said he was still confident of ending veteran President Yoweri Museveni's three-decade grip on power in the East African nation.At least one person was killed Monday as police fought running battles with Besigye supporters from the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party.Seven opposition candidates are vying to deny veteran leader Museveni a fourth decade in power at the February 18 election and there are fears violence could mar the vote, with all sides accusing each other of arming militias to press their claims.Police said 19 people were wounded, including a policewoman, and 22 people arrested.
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