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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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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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Poaching and gamekeeping

An increasingly public rift has opened between Forum for Democratic Change leader Kizza Besigye and the celebrated journalist Andrew Mujuni Mwenda...


Kith, kin and cosh

Mumbere is thought to have ties to opposition leader Kizza Besigye and has demanded a greater share of oil revenue for his kingdom...


Age cannot weary him

Kizza Besigye the FDC's four-time defeated presidential candidate sees his party as a 'liberation movement' that has to use every peaceful means to popularise its cause: demonstrations grassroots mobilisation parliamentary debates and standing in elections...


Trying treason

The 1 July decision to drop some of the lesser charges against Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye came as no surprise to most people since the entire case against him is widely regarded as trumped up...


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