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Teargas, Live Bullets as Besigye is Arrested in Mbarara

Police in Mbarara on Tuesday fired teargas and live bullets to block a Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party campaign rally by party presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, who was accompanied by Dr Kizza Besigye and other opposition politicians. It all started when Police and the politicians failed to reach an agreement

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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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#NalufenyaMustFall: Besigye Demands Immediate Closure of Nalufenya ‘Torture Facility’

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has called for the immediate closure of Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District, notorious for alleged torture of suspects in recent months. Dr Besigye a four-time presidential candidate and a member of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), launched the campaign dubbed #NalufenyaMustFall, in Kampala. Besigye

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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: Kayihura Must be Thrown Out and Security Forces Probed

Uganda's four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has told the press at Katonga Road in the capital Kampala that Police Chief Kale Kayihura should be sacked over the current wave of insecurity in the country. Uganda has witnessed a spate of attacks in the past two months, including the murder of

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Besigye Blocked from Accessing Stella Nyanzi

Opposition chief and former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has visited Kira Divisional police headquarters where Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi is being detained over 48 hours since she was arrested. Alongside Besigye were former leader of opposition in Parliament Philip Wafula Oguttu, Kampala mayor Erias Lukwago, Buhweju MP

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