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Kizza Besigye

Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe is a former colonel in the Ugandan army, chairman of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party and was a contestant in Uganda's 2001, 2006 and 2011 presidential elections and lost in all of them to the incumbent Yoweri Museveni. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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2014Jun
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Opposition parties in Uganda threaten to use army against Museveni
2014-06-27
The 'free and fair elections' rally was also addressed by Kizza Besigye, another leading opposition rival who in the past lost heated presidential contests against president Museveni. In his statements in the rally, Besigye vowed that the opposition ...
(Sudan Tribune)

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    Amin, Museveni are the same – Besigye
    2014-06-08
    Appearing on BBC on May 28, Col Kizza Besigye, a three-time challenger to President Museveni's 28 year hold on power, spoke about his pro-democracy efforts and his plans for the 2016 general elections. On May 30, The Observer ran part of Besigye's ...
    (The Observer (blog))

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      Amin, Museveni are the same – Besigye
      2014-06-08
      Appearing on BBC on May 28, Col Kizza Besigye, a three-time challenger to President Museveni's 28 year hold on power, spoke about his pro-democracy efforts and his plans for the 2016 general elections. On May 30, The Observer ran part of Besigye's ...
      (The Observer)

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        Why NRM Is Losing Buganda
        2014-05-28
        What is required of the party leadership now is to look into the factors that are pushing out historical members, he says, citing the likes of Col Kizza Besigye, Col Amanya Mushega, Gen Mugisha Muntu, Gen David Sejusa and the expected departure of Prof ...
        (AllAfrica.com)

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          Why NRM is losing Buganda
          2014-05-27
          What is required of the party leadership now is to look into the factors that are pushing out historical members, he says, citing the likes of Col Kizza Besigye, Col Amanya Mushega, Gen Mugisha Muntu, Gen David Sejusa and the expected departure of Prof ...
          (The Observer)
          1. Radical Nabukenya's Chaotic Climb to the Political Summit

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          'It Is Up to Youths to Mind Their Future'
          2014-05-20
          People forget that one of the 10-point programmes of NRM, which took us to the bush to fight, including Kizza Besigye, was democracy so that everyone could be able to express his views. Under dictatorship, you know, nobody is supposed to think and ...
          (AllAfrica.com)

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            Leaked tapes: DP summons Kidandala...
            2014-04-22
            In the recording, Kidandala is heard discussing the Lord Mayor Lukwago's relationship with former FDC president Dr. Kiiza Besigye. He also appears to be suggesting to the IGP that the Lord Mayor be ousted to avoid state attention. Kidandala has since ...
            (New Vision)
            1. Amama Mbabazi Link in Kayihura-Kidandala Tapes

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            Besigye Gives Museum Sh1 Million
            2014-04-03
            Uganda: Besigye Gives Museum Sh1 Million. By Siraje Lubwama, 3 April 2014. Former FDC President Kizza Besigye recently donated Shs 1m towards the construction of Church of Uganda's martyrs museum at Namugongo. Besigye announced his pledge, ...
            (AllAfrica.com)

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              Mbabazi, Besigye, Tinyefuza Intelligence Reports Claim They Are Jointly ...
              2014-03-16
              Plotting to forcefully remove President Yoweri Museveni? Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi denies it, Kizza Besigye says it remains an option, and Gen. David Sejusa aka Tinyefuza says it the only way to remove Museveni from power. But does what they say ...
              (The Independent)

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                Uganda gay activists go to court
                2014-03-11
                Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has accused the government of using the issue of homosexuality to divert attention from domestic problems such as corruption scandals or Kampala's military backing of South Sudan's government against rebel forces.
                (iAfrica.com)

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                  Push back begins: Africans protest barbaric anti-gay laws
                  2014-03-06
                  Homosexuality has been documented in Uganda long before any foreign interference with our country,” observed opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Besigye, who is one of the first people not from the country's gay community to criticize Uganda's punitive ...
                  (LGBT Weekly)
                  1. The Fallacy of Cutting Aid in Response to Uganda's Anti-Gay Law
                  2. Yoweri Museveni and Reconstruction of Homophobic Colonial Legacy in Africa

                  Feb
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                  Ugandan anti-gay law has 'ulterior motive': opposition
                  2014-02-26
                  Kampala (AFP) - Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye on Wednesday criticised tough new anti-gay laws, saying that homosexuality was not "foreign" and that the issue was being used to divert attention from domestic problems. On Monday, President ...
                  (Yahoo News)
                  1. Uganda Tells Western Countries to Keep Their Foreign Aid
                  2. Ugandan govt shrugs off aid cuts
                  3. Uganda shrugs off aid cuts over anti-gay law

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                  Ugandan anti-gay law has 'ulterior motive'
                  2014-02-26
                  Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye on Wednesday criticised tough new anti-gay laws, saying that homosexuality was not "foreign" and that the issue was being used to divert attention from domestic problems. On Monday, President Yoweri Museveni ...
                  (GlobalPost)

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                    The rise of morality politics in Africa: Talk is cheap and dangerous, but wins ...
                    2014-02-24
                    Uganda's political opposition seems all too quick to forget that opposition leader and former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye was jailed and taken to court on rape charges (in addition to treason and terrorism) in advance of the 2006 presidential ...
                    (Washington Post (blog))

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                      Ugandan President Museveni Plans to Seek Fifth Term in 2016
                      2014-01-20
                      Opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who has lost three presidential elections, has been detained multiple times for organizing public rallies against the increased cost of living, including government-banned walk-to-work protests that began in 2011. To ...
                      (Businessweek)

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                        Without Besigye, who will dare Museveni?
                        2014-01-12
                        With Col Dr Kizza Besigye having said he would not engage in elective politics anymore, it leaves an opening for an abrasive, strong-minded politician like him to step up and take his place. Question is: who can that be within the opposition ranks? Two ...
                        (The Observer)

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                          Without Besigye, Who Will Dare Museveni?
                          2014-01-12
                          With Col Dr Kizza Besigye having said he would not engage in elective politics anymore, it leaves an opening for an abrasive, strong-minded politician like him to step up and take his place. Question is: who can that be within the opposition ranks? Two ...
                          (The Observer)