ENTEBBE, Uganda - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says he
will jail anyone who tries to spark Egypt-style unrest ahead of
national elections Friday that are widely expected to see Museveni
extend his 25-year grip on power.
Museveni told a news conference Wednesday that it is out of the
question that someone in Uganda could use extraconstitutional means
to assume power.
In the run-up to Friday's vote, top opposition challenger Kizza
Besigye has repeatedly called the vote flawed and threatened street
protests if his party's own tally of the results does not match up
with the official outcome.
Museveni, who seized power in 1986 as the head of a guerrilla
army, faces Besigye and six other opponents in the run to win a