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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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On the brink of a deal

Kizza Besigye's opposition Forum for Democratic Change remains the principal threat and will exploit any failure to end the war...


Election shockwaves spread

Two big trials – for treason, against the opposition leader, Warren Kizza Besigye, and for corruption against the former Health Minister, Major General Jim Muhwezi and two former junior ministers – will restart and gradually fall apart...


Room at the top

Such was his loyalty to Museveni that he arrested his own brother, Okwir Rabwoni, for campaigning on behalf of opposition leader Kizza Besigye in 2001...


Oppositionists and activists struggle to shake out the system

Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni pushes back the challenge from Kizza Besigye's opposition by intimidation and violence, and the outlook for political pluralism looks grim in the country that will host the good-governance-promoting Commonwealth summit this year...


Showing who's boss

FDC President Kizza Besigye appealed for calm on a radio chat show: 'The regime should sit with all of us and agree a way forward without the use of the security services to beat up people'...


Rough justice

The police re-arrested six treason suspects associated with the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Dr Kizza Besigye, who are said to have links to the shadowy People's Redemption Army (PRA)...


Drying up growth

Most of them, including Britain, have reduced support over the last year to show disapproval of the flawed run-up to February's elections, when Museveni locked up his main rival, Kizza Besigye, for much of the campaign period...


Old faces

The Judge is a thorn in the side of the government: he took it to task last year during the detention for alleged treason of opposition leader Kizza Besigye...


Khartoum's long arm

Northern Ugandans are sceptical about President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's protestations that he's determined to end the insurgency and on 23 February, they voted strongly for the opposition candidate, Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe...


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