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Uganda prepares for key elections
Opposition says it trained one million agents to thwart possible vote-rigging by president's party.
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 23:29 GMT


Campaigning in Uganda is entering its final phase ahead of Friday's general election.

Many candidates are wooing voters in the country's northern region for the first time. It's been enjoying relative calms since the departure of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army.

But some locals doubt the polls will bring any real benefits to their lives.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from the town of Gulu.

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