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2006-02-25 03:05:42

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni looked certain to extend his two-decade rule as 80 percent of official election results on Saturday gave him an almost unassailable lead over his main rival Kizza Besigye.

2006-02-25 02:45:20

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni looked certain to extend his two-decade rule as 80 percent of official election results on Saturday gave him an almost unassailable lead over his main rival Kizza Besigye. Electoral Commission figures released at 10.30 a.m.

2006-02-24 12:02:14

By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni took a commanding lead over his rival Kizza Besigye on Friday in early results from an election he hopes will extend his two-decade rule.

2006-02-24 09:45:34

By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni took a strong lead over his doctor-turned-rival Kizza Besigye on Friday in early results from an election he hopes will extend his two-decade rule.

2006-02-24 08:13:16

By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni took a strong early lead over his doctor-turned-rival Kizza Besigye on Friday, according to official results from 7.7 percent of the East African country's polling stations.

2006-02-24 06:26:09

By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni took a strong early lead over his doctor-turned-rival Kizza Besigye on Friday, according to official results from 7.7 percent of the east African country's polling stations.

2006-02-24 05:33:41

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni was well ahead of his main rival Kizza Besigye in early vote-counting on Friday, with 59.6 percent of the tally, the Electoral Commission said.

2006-02-24 02:08:27

By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan election authorities collated votes in a sports stadium on Friday, as a media tally put incumbent President Yoweri Museveni and his main rival Kizza Besigye neck-and-neck in an early sample.

2006-02-23 11:45:25

By Andrew Cawthorne and Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandans held their first multi-party election for a quarter of a century on Thursday, but the opposition accused President Yoweri Museveni's government of fraud in its bid to extend his two-decade rule.

2006-02-23 11:00:33

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's ruling Movement party said Thursday's election was free and fair and rejected accusations from the opposition as the complaints of "bad losers." "We are satisfied.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.