Uganda election day 2016: The blundering, crazy and ridiculous, as it unfolded on Twitter

A social media blackout is thwarted by proxy networks, and some make a new discovery - that lunch and teargas travel faster than ballot boxes

By evening, #UgandaDecides had changed to #MuseveniDecides. (Photo/ File).

By evening, #UgandaDecides had changed to #MuseveniDecides. (Photo/ File).

UGANDANS went to the polls on February 18, in which long-serving President Yoweri Museveni is seeking a fifth term in office, and is up against challengers Kizza Besigye and Amama Mbabazi, and five others. Polling stations were scheduled to open at 7am, but then things went downhill very quickly.

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