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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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FDC decries disruption of IPOD activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has decried the disruption of activities funded by the Netherlands Institute for Multi-party Democracy through the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD). This follows the disruption of a training session for the FDC district party leaders in eastern Uganda, which …

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Peoples government to open diplomatic communication with Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition peoples’ government led by Dr. Kizza Besigye has announced that they will open diplomatic communication with the Rwanda government. The move, they say is aimed at calming simmering diplomatic tensions between Uganda and Rwanda. Two weeks ago Rwanda closed its Gatuna boarder …

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FDC dismisses criticism of People’s government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has said people should stop criticizing Dr. Kizza Besigye over the newly formed People’s Government. The People’s Government and assembly were unveiled last week with Besigye as the President and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago as the deputy …

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