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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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Opposition MPs walk out of parliament

But do the goons torturing Ugandans and their NRM supporters care? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Opposition MPs made a bold statement on Feb.03 by marching out of a sitting plenary session of parliament in protest against, what they say, is increasing torture of Ugandans by security agents …

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How Bobi propaganda destroyed Besigye

And why you should expect more fake news as long as NUP is still dominating our opposition politics COMMENT | ABBEY KIBIRIGE SEMUWEMBA | There was a Chinese man called Sun Tzu, mainly known for writing the ‘Art of the War’. There’s a term in the book that he calls …

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Besigye’s new Front

For pressure group, is competition with Bobi Wine’s NUP better than cooperation? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The People’s Front for Transition comes at a time when Dr. Kizza Besigye is marking twenty years since he first ran for president. After four grueling election cycles, Besigye sat out the …

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Why NUP stayed away from Besigye’s Front

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP), the party with the highest number of elected leaders in the opposition, officially declared this week that they will not be joining the People’s Front for Transition-PFT. The PFT pressure group was last week launched, with its leaders saying …

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