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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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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...


The opposition on parade

* Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC): Election defeats in 2001 and 2006 have not stopped Besigye from becoming the FDC’s standard-bearer for a third time...


The north makes its stand

The last major component of the opposition constellation is the Forum for Democratic Change, where there is heated competition for the presidential nomination: Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe is running against the former Army Commander, Major General Gregory Mugisha Muntu, for the chance to take on Museveni for the third time...


A King takes on the President

Banyankole support has dwindled because of the challenge from Museveni's former doctor, Kizza Besigye, candidate for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change...

Museveni has claimed that Kizza Besigye and his FDC helped to organise the riots...


Leaders in waiting

From Kizza Besigye's Forum for Democratic Change, Nandala Mafabi is the most effective and as head of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee, unrelentingly pursued ministers and officials for explanations and official records...


Haunting Museveni

Otunnu's return was welcomed by his fellow oppositonists: the Forum for Democratic Change led by ex-Museveni ally Kizza Besigye, which draws support from the west and dissidents from Museveni's National Resistance Movement; and the long-established Democratic and Conservative Parties, which draw support from the south-west...


Words like freedom

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has little chance at the 2011 election of unseating President Yoweri Museveni, who has held power for 22 years, ignoring a constitutional limit on presidential terms...


Courts and killings

Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) will be thrust into a Catch-22 situation: after twice running against Museveni, he is still the most credible challenger but faces internal accusations that by seeking to stand again in 2011 he is no different from Museveni...


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