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Monday, 12 March, 2001, 10:40 GMT
In pictures: Uganda votes
Ugandans are voting in an election in which President Yoweri Museveni faces his first serious political challenge since coming to power 15 years ago.


Queue of voters
All over the country, people formed long queues at the polling stations...
Children at a rally
...even if not all of them were of voting age

Kizza and Winnie Besigye
Presidential challenge Kizza Besigye takes a moment to confer with his wife, Winnie

Museveni in vehicle
President Museveni greeted supporters from the sort of vehicle more often associated with the Pope...

Museveni supporter with wooden gun
...while a wooden rifle carried by one of the the president's supporters recalled Mr Museveni's military background
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