Over 20 People Set to Bid for Museveni's Job in 2021 Election

Over 20 presidential aspirants have declared their intention to run for Ugandan president in the 2021 polls and have notified the Electoral Commission of their plans. According to the Daily Monitor, the most recognisable faces in the list are musician-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, and former security minister Henry Tumukunde.

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni. The president is seeking a sixth term in office in 2021 after being in power for 33 years.

Speaking out. Dr Kizza Besigye addresses journalists at Nakawa Court last month.

Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde during an interview with Daily Monitor.

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