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Besigye predicts Museveni’s political downfall

Uganda’s opposition leader, Col. Kiiza Besigye has again predicted the political downfall of Uganda’s president, Gen. Yoweri Museveni. Besigye has told the leaders of Activists for Change (A4C) today at Katonga road that Museveni’s term of office may last for the next two years. Besigye says he recently interacted with an old man on Entebbe […]

Security beefed up in Kampala over growing opposition

  Security has been beefed around Kampala today as Uganda’s opposition leader Dr/Col. Kizza Besigye is anticipated to tour Owino (St. Balikuddembe) market. Yesterday Besigye appeared at Buganda road court to answer charges of violence that resulted into the murder of Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) John Bosco Ariong last week. As he (Besigye) was […]

Kiiza Besigye, 14 others charged with staging unlawful assembly

  Uganda’s opposition leader Col. Kiiza Besigye and 14 other FDC leaders have been charged with staging an unlawful assembly last Wednesday in Kampala central business area that led to the alleged murder of an Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) John Bosco Ariong. Besigye and 14 other suspects including FDC Women League leader Ingrid Turinawe, […]

Civilians besiege Buganda Road Court

People in their hundreds have besieged Buganda Road Court premises. The people stormed the court premises to hear by themselves the charges the government accuses opposition leader Col. Kiiza Besigye, Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, Kampala woman MP, Nabillah Sempala and FDC woman leader, Ingrid Turinawe. The government accuses Besigye and group of organising an […]

Civilians besiege Buganda Road Court

  People in their hundreds have besieged Buganda Road Court premises. The people stormed the court premises to hear by themselves the charges the government accuses opposition leader Col. Kiiza Besigye, Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, Kampala woman MP, Nabillah Sempala and FDC woman leader, Ingrid Turinawe. The government accuses Besigye and group of organising […]

Police arrests opposition leaders for walking while going to court

Their vehicles were recently shattered during the recent demonstrations, but the police and the government in general doesn’t want opposition leaders to walk on foot or use public means while visiting markets, courts, places of workshop… Some of the opposition leaders like Kenneth Paul Kakande (the spokesperson of the Democratic Party) have no cars because […]

Opposition members ask court to put police boss Andrew Kaweesi on charge sheet of Ariong’s murders

Soon and very soon the hunter might become the hunted. The members of opposition parties inUgandahave asked the High Court to put the Kampala Metropolitan police commander, Andrew Kaweesi on the charge sheet of people facing murder charges over the death of the former inspector of police, John Bosco Ariong. Ariong was killed last Wednesday […]

Besigye is again under preventive arrest

Uganda’s leading opposition leader, Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye is again under preventive arrest at his home in Kasangati on Kampala Gayaza road. His home is surrounded by dozens of policemen and army soldiers in police uniform. Besigye, also a member of Activists for Change (A4c) was suspected by the government to have had plans of […]

FDC to replace Besigye in July

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is planning to replace its leader Col. Kiiza Besigye in July this year. Besigye has been in the political rhyme of FDC for over eight years. The leadership of FDC has already drawn a roadmap for choosing a person to replace Kiiza Besigye. Besigye announced that he was set to […]

Col. Kiiza Besigye returns home amidst security threats

Uganda’s opposition leader Col. Kiiza Besigye is back in Kampala. He arrived at Entebbe international airport on Friday amidst tight security. The tough talking security men and women denied him a right to greet his supporters at Entebbe Airport or to address them. The journalists were equally blocked from covering him. From Entebbe, Besigye who […]

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