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Age Limit: ‘Killed Besigye Supporter’s Postmortem Report Implicates Police, Vindicates Besigye’

A report from a postmortem examination of the body of Edson Nasasira, a man killed last Wednesday in an age limit  consultation rally in the south western district of Rukungiri could make prosecutors think twice on slapping murder charges against the trio of opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change

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PHOTOS: Besigye, Supporters Overpower Police in Rukungiri Age Limit Protest

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and a big crowd of his supporters have this afternoon overpowered police and moved past a roadblock in an ongoing age limit protest in the area. Wearing the symbolic ‘Togikwatako’ red headbands, Besigye and his supporters have put business in the western Uganda town of

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You Can’t Love Museveni More Than Us – Besigye tells Museveni Supporters

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has told supporters of Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni that they should not claim to love the president more than those who followed him to the bush to topple what they were convinced was a dictatorial government of Milton Obote. Dr Besigye, who was Museveni’s

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Besigye: Europeans are the Ones Pushing for Election Results Audit

Four time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said it is the foreign forces that are behind moves to have an audit of last year’s presidential poll results and dialogue between the ruling party and opposition. Besigye make the remarks at Maaya in Rukungiri Municipality on Monday during a funeral rites

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Govt Dares Besigye to Publish Names of UPDF Officers who “Back” Him

Government has told opposition chief and four-time presidential candidate DR Kizza Besigye to publish names of soldiers who support him. Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson, told journalists at the Media Centre in Kampala on Wednesday said that Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate in the 2016 presidential polls has

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Police Blocks Besigye from Attending Kaweesi Mass

Former Forum for Democratic Change candidate Dr Kizza has been blocked from attending a  requiem mass for slain Uganda Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi at Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala. Dr Besigye was travelling in his personal car with Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa. The duo was intercepted by police on Rubaga

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Besigye Pays Tribute to Kaweesi; Says Ugandans Should be Afraid

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has eulogised AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, hitherto serving as the spokesperson of Uganda Police, gunned down outside his home in Kulambiro, Nakawa in Kampala Friday morning. Also Read: BREAKING: Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi Shot Dead Kaweesi, was shot dead alongside his driver Godfrey Wambewo and body guard

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Besigye: Scrapping Presidential Age Limit will Sink Museveni Gov’t

Uganda’s four-time presidential candidate has warned Parliament againsts scraping the presidential age limit to allow three-decade leader Yoweri Museveni eligible for reelection in 2021, terming such an attempt as treasonous. Museveni, 72, will need the help of parliament if he is to extend his rule since the constitution bars anyone above

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Gov’t Seizes 600 Copies of Book on 2016 Elections, Bans Book

  The Ugandan government has banned Controlling Consent: Uganda's 2016 Elections, a collection of testimonies that reflect on the country’s 2016 general elections. Various voices have contributed to the collection edited by Makerere Law Professor  Oloka Onyango and School of Women and Gender Studies dean Dr Josephine Ahikire, both research fellows at

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