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Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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Kampala ousts mayor

Opposition leader Kizza Besigye supported Lukwago and was arrested as soon as he tried to leave his home...


Museveni on the defensive

The former leader of the Forum for Democratic Change, Kizza Besigye, who is a retired Colonel, claimed recently that Museveni believed that Sejusa had turned many veterans against him and was plotting to overthrow him in a coup...

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Talking Tinyefuza

Sejusa has publicly slammed Museveni’s prosecution of the war against the Lord’s Resistance Army in northern Uganda and some see this as a sign of his own presidential ambitions and support for leading oppositionist Kizza Besigye...


Spring in opposition’s step

A tough police and military crackdown is stifling attempts to reproduce the success of the Walk to Work street protests led by Kizza Besigye, the then leader of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), in early 2011 (AC Vol 52 No 9, Opposition works the walk)...


Wars of the succession

Kadaga came top of an opinion poll asking respondents who they would vote for if Museveni and his historic main challenger, Colonel (Warren) Kizza Besigye, were not running...


Big cabinet, bigger problems

The demonstrations stopped after the authorities tightened restrictions on Kizza Besigye’s movements and are unlikely to resume soon...


Two leaders, two parties

While fanfares sounded and banners flew at Kololo airstrip, with heads of state Robert Mugabe, Goodluck Jonathan, Mwai Kibaki and Joseph Kabila in attendance, a massive welcoming party was under way on the other side of town for Kizza Besigye...


Opposition works the walk

Opposition leaders are under restrictions: Kizza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President who lost heavily in February’s presidential election, was arrested for the fourth time in a fortnight on 21 April (AC Vol 52 No 5)...


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