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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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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)...


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...


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