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Excitement, but no revolt, as Uganda readies for vote

According to Getty, veteran President Yoweri Museveni predicted a landslide victory in polls this week, dismissing assertions by his main challenger, Kizza Besigye, that Uganda was ripe for an Egypt-style uprising. Check out images from today's campaign events and a link to AP's full story below.

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Opposition leader Kizza Besigye addresses to his supporters during the closing rally of his Presidential campaign in Kampala on Feb. 16.

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Supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye ride wildly on a motorcycle in a soccer pitch ahead of Besigye's convoy through town during the last day of the Presidential campaign on Feb. 16 in Kampala.

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Tens of thousands of supporters of Uganda's ruling National Resistane Movement (NRM) and its leader President Yoweri Museveni wave flags as cheer during a rally in the capital Kampala, on Feb. 16, the last day for the Presidential election campaign.

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A supporter of opposition leader Kizza Besigye looks at the stage at the closing rally for Besigye's campaign in Kampala on Feb. 16, during the last day of campaigning for the Presidential elections.

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An elections worker sorts out voting materials before the ballot boxes are distributed in Kampala, Uganda on Feb. 16, two days before presidential elections.

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet wave to supporters on arrival at the last campaign rally in the capital Kampala on Feb. 16.

 Read the full AP story here: Uganda president: No Egypt-like revolt during vote