With Uganda’s elections a week away, social media has been lit as the candidates, pundits, journalists and ordinary people have all been using Twitter to share their hopes and expectations in the run-up to the February 18th polls

Here’s a list of who to follow to make sense of it all.

Twitter users

News media

Presidential candidates

Uganda’s Electoral Commission

  • ECUganda, official Twitter account of the electoral commission
  • Jotham Taremwa, Spokesperson of Uganda Electoral Commission

Ugandans are tweeting with the hashtag #UgandaDecides#IChoosePeaceUG, and #IPledgePeaceUG. as well, urging others to vote wisely and peacefully.

We have compiled the accounts into a handy list, here.

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