Its caption reads: “Kasese have started demanding for there win of Mr Kyagulanyi sentamu Robert #SitukaTutambule #WeAreRemovingADictator”.
The Kiswahili “situka tutambule” roughly translates as “we do not recognise it”.
But does the photo show people in Kasese demanding that Kyagulanyi be acknowledged as the rightful winner of Uganda’s 2021 presidential election?
Kenya’s presidential election rerun 2017
On the Reuters website, its caption reads: “People gesture near tyres set on fire during a protest against a presidential election re-run in Bangladesh area in Changamwe, Mombasa, Kenya October 26, 2017.”
Kenya’s supreme court had nullified an 8 August 2017 election in which Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner, for a second term. A new election was set for 26 October that year but opposition leader Raila Odinga withdrew.
The photo is election-related, but was taken in Kenya in 2017, not in Uganda in 2021.
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