The internet has been cut off in Uganda as voters cast their ballots in a hotly contested election.
A 38-year-old singer is challenging Yoweri Museveni, 76, in one of the world's youngest countries.
Robert Kyagulanyi, known by his stage name Bobi Wine, says he represents the country's younger generation, while Mr Museveni says he is standing for stability.
Dozens of people have been killed in the run-up to the election. What is the latest?
Polls were due to open at 07:00 local time (04:00 GMT) but voting was delayed in several areas.
Some polling stations did not open for close to two hours and voters in the queue had grown angry and had started shouting at the polling gate officials, the BBC's Patience Atuhaire reports from the capital, Kampala.
She said the cause of the delay was not clear.
Reuters news agency reports that, at the six polling stations where their reporters observed delays, the ballot papers had not arrived.
Polls are due to close at 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT) but will remain open until everyone in the queue at the time of closing has voted, our correspondent adds.
The Reverend Minister of the Ramseyer Congregation, Dansoman, Mr Samuel Asante Agyakwa has advised children to make a conscious effort to write down a plan for this New Year and work seriously towards it to make them better kids than before.
As schools reopen for full academic work, a Paediatric Pulmonologist of the Department of Child Health of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Dr Sandra Kwarteng Owusu, offers some tips on healthy behaviours for children to stay safe and slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
This week, we are looking at how to use the correct pronoun (subject case or object case) in situations where the pronoun is to be used with a noun to function either as the subject or the object of a verb.
Kojo and Esi were childhood friends who ended up as married couples. Unfortunately, their marriage was not a happy one as they had wished for. Kojo was not earning much income and so it could not cover the expenses at home.
Dear Editor, it is the beginning of a new year and people take stock of what they did in the previous year and make resolutions for the new year. As children, we might not see the significance of this but it is very important.