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Besigye, Mukaku apply for bail in High court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Kiiza Besigye and activist Samuel Lubega Mukaku have applied for bail in the Criminal Division of the High Court in Kampala. Through their lawyers, Lukwago and Company Advocates, the two who were arrested and charged for inciting violence, argue that the lower court unlawfully …

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Besigye rearrested for staging protest on high commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Forum for Democratic for Change-FDC party president Dr. Kiiza Besigye was been arrested and transferred to Naggalama police station. Police arrested Besigye on Tuesday while he was addressing a rally at Nakivubo lane, Kampala city. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said that Dr. …

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Stop questioning why we are not joining Besigye protest: LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament-LOP Mathias Mpuuga has asked Ugandans to stop questioning why the National Unity Platform-NUP leadership has not joined Rtd. Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president in the protests against the skyrocketing commodity prices. According to …

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People’s Front for Transition kicks off countrywide mobilization

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The People’s Front for Transition, a loose political coalition that brings together several political parties and activists aimed at causing a political change in Uganda, has flagged off its mobilizers who will spread the call for a transitional government. Dr. Kiiza Besigye, the National Chairman …

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Besigye leaves vacuum FDC cannot fill – Mao

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The decision by Dr. Kiiza Besigye not to run for presidency in the 2021 general election is the biggest test for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, the Democratic Party President general Norbert Mao has observed. The four time presidential candidate and former …

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FDC still expecting Besigye to join presidential race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party is still hopeful that its former president Dr Kiiza Besigye will pick nomination forms to contest for the presidency once again. The party opened a two day’s exercise calling for those who meet the qualifications to carry …

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Police, FDC supporters face-off in Jinja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic came to a standstill for close to one and half hours along the Jinja-Iganga highway as police engaged Forum for Democratic Change-FDC supporters who were leading a procession to commemorate 15-years FDC. The supporters, armed with megaphones, stormed the highway in the afternoon to …

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Seek justice before your own court- Constitutional court tells Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of five Constitutional court judges has dismissed an application by four time presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye asking court to nullify the offense of unlawful assembly in the penal code Act. The panel comprising Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Cheborion Barishaki, Elizabeth Musoke, Steven Musota …

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Police brutality prompts FDC, NEC meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has called for an emergency National Executive Committee-NEC meeting to discuss the police brutality targeting their party members, students and journalists. The party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists yesterday at their party headquarters in Kampala that the …

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