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Ugandan Ruling Party Backs Museveni’s Re-election Bid After 32 Years In Office

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni’s 2021 presidency has received a boost following his endorsement by the committee of Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement.If he wins the next election Museveni’s tenure would have clocked 40 years.Museveni, 74, has held office since 1986 when he took power after a five-year guerrilla war, making him one of Africa’s longest-ruling leaders.“Museveni will be our presidential candidate. He is very popular,” NRM spokesman Rogers Mulindwa said at the end of a five-day…