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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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FDC questions gov’t commitment on POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has questioned government’s commitment on changing the way it’s implementing the Public Order Management Act (POMA), 2013. FDC’s skepticism comes days after government officials led by Prime Minister, Ruhukana Rugunda admitted that the law is being implemented wrongly. This …

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Tension as Besigye is “held hostage” in Mubende FM studio

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is high in Mubende Municipality where Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president is locked up in the studios of Mubende FM. It all started this morning when a combined team of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF and police officers stormed …

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Ignore Besigye’s ‘People’s government’ – EC chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission-EC Chairperson, Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama has told parliament to ignore Dr. Kizza Besigye’s People’s Government formed recently. In February, the former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate unveiled the People’s Government and Assembly with him as the president and Kampala …

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