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We are not against Besigye’s new front – NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform has said it’s not against the People’s Front for Transition led by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye. Speaking to the media on Tuesday at the NUP headquarters in Kamwokya, David Lewis Rubongoya, the NUP Secretary-General said although they are not …

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Besigye speaks out on continued attacks from NUP supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Kizza Besigye, the national chairman of the People’s Front for Transition, a new political grouping with the aim of ending President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s 36 yearlong rule, has said he’s surprised that among those attacking the new organization are people belonging to the opposition …

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Opposition launch new front against President Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10 opposition political parties and activist groups have formed another coalition through which they hope to end President Yoweri Museveni’s 36-year grip on power. Speaking today at the unveiling of the coalition named; People’s Front for Transition, former President of the Forum for Democratic …

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Amuriat, Besigye celebrate Anywar’s defeat

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat has expressed happiness over the defeat of incumbent Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament, also State Minister for Environment Beatrice Anywar. Anywar lost the bid to retain her parliamentary seat for the fourth term on the …

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Will FDC maintain grip on Teso without Besigye?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The promises to restock Teso, revive cooperatives, improve infrastructure, uphold human rights and protect land are some of the key messages that could have earned Dr. Kizza Besigye, the opposition strongman support in Teso sub region. Besigye who has challenged President Yoweri Museveni for the …

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Besigye’s petition was dismissed erroneously – Judiciary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The judiciary has come out to clarify that the petition in which Dr Kizza Besigye wanted a charge of preventive arrest repealed from the Police Act was yesterday dismissed erroneously. On Monday, a panel of five Constitutional Court judges led by Justice Egonda Ntende …

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Besigye ridicules homeschooling program

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has discredited the idea of asking parents to conduct a homeschooling program with their children saying that such policymakers are totally detached from the reality about the status of Uganda’s homesteads. Schools across the country were closed in …

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No justification for continued closure of borders – Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former presidential candidate Rtd Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye has demanded that government immediately opens its borders with other countries citing irrelevancy in their continued closure in the fight against spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Besigye gave an address in his capacity as president of the …

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