UGANDA GOES TO THE POLLS

Presidential Candidate Amama Mbabazi casts his vote at Karubeizi Church of Uganda polling station, in Rukungiri, Western Uganda

Presidential Candidate Amama Mbabazi casts his vote at Karubeizi Church of Uganda polling station, in Rukungiri, Western Uganda

Voters in Makindye, a Kampala suburb queue to vote

Voters in Makindye, a Kampala suburb queue to vote

US Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac visits a polling station in the Ugandan capital Kampala ahead of Thursday's general election

US Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac visits a polling station in the Ugandan capital Kampala ahead of Thursday’s general election

Leading opposition Presidential Candidate Kizza Besigye arrives at a polling statition near Kampala to cast his vote

Leading opposition Presidential Candidate Kizza Besigye arrives at a polling statition near Kampala to cast his vote

President Yoweri Museveni in his trademark round hat lines up to vote at his country home polling station

President Yoweri Museveni in his trademark round hat lines up to vote at his country home polling station

Besigye confronts the police at a secluded house near Kampala upon reports vote rigging was taking place. He was arrested shortly after.

Besigye confronts the police at a secluded house near Kampala upon reports vote rigging was taking place. He was arrested shortly after.

Former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo (C) inspects a polling station as part of the commonwealth elections observer mission

Former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo (C) inspects a polling station as part of the commonwealth elections observer mission

A Ugandan voter verifies his identification with polling officials.

A Ugandan voter verifies his identification with polling officials.