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Besigye responsible for chaos in FDC- Beti Kamya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Lands Housing and Urban Development Beti Olive Kamya has blamed the chaos in the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party on its former President Rt. Col. Dr Kizza Besigye. Kamya a founding Member of Reform Agenda which later rebranded to FDC claims …

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Besigye blames Museveni for stopping food donation to vulnerable

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] president Dr Kizza Besigye has said President Museveni erred by stopping politicians and other well-wishers from donating relief items to those most affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. In a statement, Besigye, Museveni’s four-time challenger said, instead of banning …

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FDC members reflect on thorny 15-year political journey

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party expressed mixed feelings on the achievements of the party which started 15 years ago. The idea of forming the party was hatched in South Africa where Dr Kizza Besigye had been exiled after the 2001 general …

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Field Force Unit Commander SSP Rashid Agero acted lawfully-Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police have said there is no need to prosecute its Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP Rashid Agero, for brutalizing and smashing Dr Kizza Besigye’s vehicle. The Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said whatever SSP Agero and his juniors did to Besigye and other members of …

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Tear gas rocks Kireka as police battle FDC supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unspecified number of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party supporters are in police custody following a scuffle with police that lasted for fours in Kireka in Kira Municipality yesterday. Trouble started after security blocked a planned FDC party conference at Mandela National Stadium. Heavily armed police …

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Besigye condemns student arrests at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Former President of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Dr. Kizza Besigye has condemned the arrests and detention of students at Makerere University for protesting against the 15 percent tuition increment. The increase in fees is being implemented so that all new students enrolling …

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Heavy security deployment as Bobi Wine, Besigye head to Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of security personnel in Hoima town and its surroundings ahead of a planned visit by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, …

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Besigye, Bobi Wine join force to oust Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of the People’s Government led by Dr. Kizza Besigye and People Power’s movement led by Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, have resolved to join forces to expedite the end president, Yoweri Museveni’s 33 year rule. This is contained in a joint …

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FDC unmoved by poll placing Besigye behind Bobi Wine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) says it is not bothered by an opinion poll that has placed the party’s four-time presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye in a distant third position, among presidential contenders. The poll by Research World International placed Besigye behind President Museveni …

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FDC supporters want Bukonzo west MP investigated over Museveni’s visit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party supporters in Kasese district want Bukonzo West MP Atkins Godfrey Katusabe investigated over his relationship with President Yoweri Museveni. Katusabe, who represents Bukonzo County West constituency, is a member of the opposition FDC …

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