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Besigye, UPC and NUP attend Yona Kanyomozi burial

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Former Minister of Cooperatives and marketing Yona Bankobeza Kanyomozi was on Friday laid to rest amidst calls for economic change from opposition leaders. Kanyomozi, 81, succumbed to diabetes at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala on Sunday afternoon and was laid to rest on Friday …

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Raila’s third petition

A comparison of Uganda and Kenya’s presidential election maneuvers  Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | After a dramatic last day filing of his presidential election petition at the Supreme Court of Kenya challenging the outcome of the Aug.9 election, Raila Odinga was caught in the middle of a range of …

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Besigye, Bobi Wine unite after losing by-elections

What is different this time? NEWS ANALYSIS | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Following a string of losses in recent parliamentary by-elections, the political opposition leaders Kizza Besigye and Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine have seen it fit for all change seeking Ugandans to unite. The recent opposition loss in a …

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Besigye, Mukaaku case adjourned to September 2nd

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza has postponed the hearing of the case in which Dr. Kiza Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaaku are accused of inciting violence to 2nd September. Dr. Kiiza Besigye, the leader of the “red card front” and Samuel Lubega Mukaaku, …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Col Besigye’s protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Col. Besigye’s protests: Will they ever achieve change? THE LAST WORD Uganda’s Prisoners’ Dilemma: Why public investments and appointments are economically inefficient in multi ethnic societies ANALYSIS America snubs Museveni again: Crackdown on …

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Besigye freed after 8-hour standoff on Gayaza road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police on Thursday allowed Dr. Kizza Besigye, the leader of the people’s front for transition to return home, after holding him for more than seven hours in his car. In the morning Police intercepted Besigye shortly after living in his residence where he …

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WALK TO WORK: Besigye arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye has been arrested outside his home after he attempted to revive his ‘Walk to work’ protests. Security officials say he has now been put under house arrest. He attempted to walk to Kampala in protest of the unreasonable …

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