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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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Power at a price

For the third time running, his main rival was Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), who had hoped to take Museveni to a second round (AC Vol 52 No 4)...


Cairo tactics

Presidential challenger Kizza Besigye will never have a better chance of forcing a second-round run-off by bringing President Yoweri Museveni’s share of the vote below 50%...


He’s back on top again

In the presidential election on 18 February, he is increasingly likely to take more than 50% in the first round, avoiding a run-off against Colonel Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)...


Opposition at sea over oil

However, Colonel Kizza Besigye, presidential candidate for the Forum for Democratic Change, who is hoping to force a second-round run-off in February, has so far failed to exploit the issue...


The bout begins

Kizza Besigye, competing in his third successive election, remains the greatest threat to Museveni...


Four and not out

On 31 August, Forum for Democratic Change leader Kizza Besigye was confirmed as the unity candidate for February’s presidential and parliamentary elections...


Otunnu objects

’ The Democratic Party (DP) has already decided to put up its own man, Norbert Mao, in the first round of the contest, arguing that the opposition unity project is merely a vehicle for FDC leader Kizza Besigye, who is widely expected to be chosen as standard-bearer since his party remains by far the most significant in the opposition...


Fighting on a new front

‘Museveni will use this attack to intensify fear among the people,’ FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye told Africa Confidential...


The Museveni machine grinds into gear

It links the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC), Justice Forum (JEEMA) and the Conservative Party; few doubt that the FDC leader, Kizza Besigye, a former ruling party stalwart and colonel, will be its standardbearer...


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