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NUP supporters in South Africa Protest Against Museveni’s Misrule Outside UN Headquarters

Ugandans living in South Africa who support the National Unity Platform (NUP) stormed the United Nations headquarters in Pretoria to protest against President Museveni’s misrule.

The demonstrators cladding in red berets and chanting NUP songs stormed the streets of Pretoria holding placards, banners with phrases such as: “Masaka Lives matter,” “Museveni must be ousted for crimes acts against humanity” and “A government of dictatorship’’.

The peaceful protest came a day after President Museveni addressed the UN General Assembly where he pledged respect for human rights and for the rule of the law.

General Museveni came first in the January's 14 presidential elections with 59% of the vote, with Bobi Wine trailing with about 35%, according to Uganda's Electoral Commission results.

Scores of people were shot dead during the skirmishes in the run-up to the polls. Opposition leaders blamed the government of harassment.

The January 14 presidential elections gives General Museveni a sixth term in office. The 76-year-old, who has been in power since 1986, said he represents stability in the country.

However the National Unity Party leader, Bobi Wine whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu had the support of the youth in one of the world's youngest nations, where the median age is 16.

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Masaka Museveni NUP National Unity Platform South Africa

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