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Besigye threatens to defy court over lengthy trial

Former FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye and his co-accused in case of inciting violence in Kabale in 2012, have threatened not to attend court again after their pleas for adjournment until December were rejected. Besigye is charged together with Eriasi Lukwago, Ingrid Turinawe, Mubarak Munyagwa, Roland Mugume and Imam Makumbi …

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Uganda: 2016 year-ender review

JANUARY: WHEN MUSEVENI MARKED 30 YEARS IN POWER Jan.1: Police stakes Shs 20m on Aine’s head The year started with the campaigns for the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in full-gear. The head of security for one of the candidates, former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi, had gone missing. Christopher Aine …

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Besigye outlines terms of dialogue with Museveni

Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has revealed that there are several individuals and groups trying to organise talks between Uganda’s opposition and President Yoweri Museveni. Besigye has shunned talks previously, saying the terms of the meetings must be mutually agreed. “There has been again flurry of initiatives about dialogue but …

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VIDEO: Year 2016 – The defiance campaign

VIDEO: Even before the Electoral Commission declared NRM’s Yoweri Museveni the winner of the 2016 presidential poll, Rtd Col Dr Kizza Besigye already predicted what was forth coming and announced he would still end up in state house through what he called defiance. At the time of his announcement last year, people …

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CAA seeks to back AG in Besigye Entebbe Airport case

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has petitioned the High Court in Kampala, seeking to join Attorney General as a party to a case filed by former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye over his right to free movement that he says was violated on October 3 at Entebbe Airport. According to …

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