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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22 April 1956
Place of Birth: Rukungiri


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The opposition plans its pushback

He held extensive talks with opposition leaders including the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) oppositionist Kizza Besigye before both men decided to go it alone against Museveni in 2016...


Museveni falls back on force

Museveni and his handlers appear to believe these tactics effective against the supporters of Kizza Besigye the perennial opposition challenger for the presidency since 2001 will succeed against the supporters of Bobi Wine...


Unity or bust for 2021

In the wake of the recent brutal attacks by security forces on protestors in Kampala pundits ponder why the formidable mass movement of Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye's Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) cannot join forces...


Water cannon fodder

The assault on leading oppositionist Kizza Besigye by police on his way to a Forum for Democratic Change meeting on 4 November was the latest in a series of violent crackdowns on the opposition in Kampala...


Museveni widens the tent

Museveni's cabinet already includes Betty Olive Kamya a one-time aide of FDC leader Kizza Besigye...


Museveni to tough it out

The show of force is characteristic of the tactics developed by disgraced former police chief General Kale Kayihura to crack down on urban protest movements led by opposition figures such as Bobi Wine and his People Power movement and his predecessor in widespread social protest Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change...


The seven ages of Museveni

The day the bill was tabled police cordoned off the home of opposition leader Kizza Besigye and arrested MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka 'Bobi Wine' who has become one of the main faces of resistance against the amendment...


Motorcade, treason and plot

Perhaps the strongest similarity between Lungu and Museveni is the tendency of the Ugandan leader to occasionally lock up opposition leader Kizza Besigye on treason charges...

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