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Uganda

Kizza Besigye

Date of Birth: 22/04/1956


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Museveni wins, at a price

There is no love lost between those political and personal foes, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his former friend, colleague and physician, Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe, the President's only significant opponent in last week's elections...

1 million votes), enough to avoid a run-off with Kizza Besigye, second with 37 per cent (2...


Losing and winning

Kizza Besigye's Forum for Democratic Change suffered the most conspicuous losses, as its outspoken Vice-President, Salaamu Musumba, lost her eastern region seat of Kamuli, while heavyweights Augustine Ruzindana, John Kazoora and Jack Sabiti were defeated in the west...


Judges and generals

So far, this campaign is far calmer although two supporters of Kizza Besigye, head of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), were shot dead on 15 February...


Losers can win too

FDC leader Kizza Besigye shuttles between Kampala's High Court, where he is on trial for rape and treason, and countrywide campaign rallies...


Making the President nervous

The ruling party's bigwigs are far more concerned about signs of a swing towards the opposition candidate Kizza Besigye in traditionally pro-Museveni areas of the east...


Voters' voices

Yet his methods of winning - the stop-go trials of his main opponent, Colonel (Retired) Kizza Besigye (who got 29 per cent of the vote in 2001) and violent intimidation of opposition supporters - will spark a new political crisis...


Mr and Mrs

Her husband, the Forum for Democratic Change leader Colonel (Retired) Kizza Besigye, is locked up in Luzira Prison on charges of treason and rape (though he is now able to submit his name as presidential candidate in next year's poll)...


Talking up trade

Despite protests over the arrest and military trial of Ugandan oppositionist Kizza Besigye, McKinnon confirmed Kampala would still host the next summit in 2007; but quiet pressure mounts on President Yoweri Museveni...


Tears, fears and a martyr

An ill wind had blown tear-gas past the Court, where the strongest opposition leader, Colonel (retired) Kizza Besigye, faced charges of treason, concealment of treason and rape...


Homecomings

Then on 26 October arrived retired Colonel Kizza Besigye, Chairman of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), formerly Museveni's personal physician and presidential challenger in the 2001 elections...


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