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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, being pressured by church leaders to retire after his current term, had term limits eliminated in 2006. He has ruled for 26 years. (Associated Press)

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, being pressured by church leaders to retire after his current term, had term limits eliminated in 2006. He has ruled for 26 years. (Associated Press)

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Joseph Kony is the ruthless leader of the Lord's Resistance Army and the biggest target for Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who has committed thousands of troops to fight militants from al-Shabab, a group with ties from al Qaeda. (Associated Press)

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said, "We shall never have troops coming to fight for us. I cannot accept foreign troops to come and fight for me. We have the capacity to fight our wars." He said U.S. personnel will gather intelligence. (Associated Press)

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (center) arrives for the inauguration ceremony of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan at the main parade ground in Nigeria's capital of Abuja on May 29, 2011. (Associated Press File)

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Kizza Besigye (background center right) waves to supporters beside his wife Winnie Byayima (left) as he returns from Nairobi after medical treatment on the day of the inauguration of his longtime political rival, President Yoweri Museveni. (Associated Press

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (center, wearing a hat) inspects a guard after being sworn in as president at Kololo Airstrip in the capital city of Kampala on May 12, 2011. Mr. Museveni is starting a fourth term that will extend his rule to 30 years. (Associated Press)

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Mr. Museveni shows the ink mark on the thumb after voting in Kiruhura, his home district. Voters in Uganda faced the choice of extending their president's 25-year grip on power or joining the anti-incumbent wave sweeping Africa and the Middle East. (Associated Press)

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Yoweri Museveni, president of Uganda since 1986, is up for re-election Friday and is leading in the polls. (Associated Press)

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, left, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, second from left, Comoros President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, third from right, and Sudan President Omar Bashir, second from right, attend the signing into law of the new Kenyan constitution, at Uhuru Park in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)