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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The judiciary has come out to clarify that the petition in which Dr Kizza Besigye wanted a charge of preventive arrest repealed from the Police Act was yesterday dismissed erroneously.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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Besigye’s plan B is to fight for hopeless, oppressed Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Kizza Besigye, the former president of the Forum for Democratic Change has said that his Plan-B, in the struggle to bring political change in the country will involve mobilising Ugandans to fight for their rights. Besigye recently declared that after contesting for the …

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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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