Out of 15 African countries which held elections in 2016, power changed hands only eight times. That's according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation
Rights group Amnesty International said that during the clashes several people appeared to have been "summarily shot dead and their bodies dumped"
An African political lesson from Uganda: Don’t insist an election was rigged, or hold your own swearing in
Museveni and Besigye are caught in a death dance that can go badly for Uganda, and illustrates the end game for Africa's revolutionary parties
Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fourth decade in power, as rival Besigye arrested after rival oath of office
Museveni thanked Russia for its willingness to sell weaponry, "without conditions and arrogance," and dismissed ICC as a "bunch of useless people"
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Besigye has said his detention was designed to block him from gathering evidence of fraud in what he called a "scandalous" election
Even Museveni critics offer grudging admiration. "He's not smart, he's extremely smart." Doing others' dirty work abroad has won him a free pass.
Independents rising to power, rotational if innovative presidencies, veterans stamping their will…the continent is never a dull place.
In a page out of Museveni's book, police grill presidential challenger to Congo veteran Sassou Nguesso
The leaders of Uganda and Congo, in power for a combined 72 years, resort to time-honoured tactics while interacting with challengers to their rule.
Museveni has hailed his victory, and dismissed Besigye's complaints and concerns of observer groups who have criticised the election as unfair
UPDATE: Uganda’s Museveni declared winner of chaotic election, as detained rival Besigye rejects result
“Ugandan authorities created an atmosphere of intimidation in the run up to and during Thursday’s vote”
UPDATED: US tells citizens to stay indoors, as Museveni challenger Besigye arrested after troubled Uganda polls
The arrest - the third for the opposition politician in a weeks - seem to be part of a bid to stop the opposition from releasing their results tally
UPDATED: Long-term ruler Museveni in early lead, as voting enters second day in chaotic Uganda election
Because it was the opposition stronghold affected, some see sabotage rather than incompetence in the election day chaos
A social media blackout is thwarted by proxy networks, and some make a new discovery - that lunch and teargas travel faster than ballot boxes
UPDATED: Vote count begins after opposition leader detained on day of chaotic Uganda vote, and social media blocked
The long delays occurred especially in the capital Kampala, where the opposition usually gains many votes
“Incumbency is a big problem [in Africa]. It’s really hard to take them down because they use state machinery to their advantage"
Seven candidates are challenging incumbent Museveni, 71, hoping to end his three-decade rule
Besigye was later released and driven to his home in a police car. He described his arrest as "intimidation"
Museveni, 71, who’s ruled the country for 30 years, faces challenges from seven candidates in his bid for a seventh term in office