Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni addresses an audience during the second day of the Giant Club Summit of African leaders and others in Nanyuki, Laikipia county, Kenya, April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola
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Police Wednesday arrested Uganda's main opposition leader, a day before President Yoweri Museveni was to be sworn in for a fifth term in office after winning a controversial February election.In a posting on Twitter, Besigye's Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) said that just before his arrest, he had been sworn in as president in an alternative ceremony.His arrest came just 24 hours before Museveni was to be sworn in at a ceremony which will be attended by more than a dozen African heads of state, among them South African President Jacob Zuma, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe and Paul Kagame of Rwanda.
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