Kizza Besigye

Type: Person
Name: Kizza Besigye
Date of Birth: 22//04/1956
Place of Birth: Rukungiri, Uganda
Nationality: Uganda
Fact Sheet: Biography for Kizza Besigye
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

It is budgeting time again

It was a busy week in Parliament. It’s the budgeting period, the busiest time of the year. It’s time for ministries to account for more than Shs13 trillion they received in June last year. The various sectors of the economy will also present their budget ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Electoral democracy: these are the reforms Uganda needs

Guest WritersSaturday, 19 April 2014 23:53Written by JOHN KEN LUKYAMUZI“Electoral democracy” denotes free elections which in law symbolises a political system which guarantees each voter a right to vote according to his or her conscience.Aristotle, ... [Published The Observer Uganda - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Kampala opposition rebuttal

Opposition leaders have returned salvos, a day after the president frowned at the Kampala electorate for electing opposition leaders like Dr Kizza Besigye and the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago.In a joint news conference, Lukwago alongside lawmakers from Kampala ... [Published NTV Uganda - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mao, Otunnu warned on Besigye

Gulu.The chairperson for Layibi Division in Gulu Municipality has told DP president Norbert Mao and UPC president Olara Otunnu to stop moving with former FDC leader Kizza Besigye on the opposition campaign trail for electoral reforms.Mr Alfred Oluba was ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

M7 berates Besigye, Lukwago at KCCA 3rd anniversary

On the occasion to mark three years of Kampala City Council Authority’s existence, the President criticizes voters in Kampala for electing opposition candidates. Amongst those mentioned are implacable political foes Dr Kizza Besigye and Lord Mayor Erias ... [Published NTV Uganda - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

New secret Kayihura tapes leak

A social media critic of the NRM regime has leaked yet another audio recording of a discussion between the Police Chief General Kale Kayihura and the Deputy Lord Mayor of Kampala – Sulaiman Kidandala. The recording has General Kayihura interrogating Kidandala ... [Published NTV Uganda - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition tells Kayihura to resign

Parliament.Opposition politicians yesterday said Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura should resign over his involvement in the ongoing power play within the ruling NRM party to pave way for a parliamentary probe into what they noted as his partisan ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Witness defends Besigye campaign guards

LIRA.A witness has exonerated Dr Kizza Besigye’s former police escorts of accusation of assault.Mr Daniel Namaasa, Mr Simon Kafeero and Mr Patrick Mutai were Dr Besigye’s escorts in 2011 during the presidential elections.They were attached to the Anti-Terrorism ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

It's Possible to Enforce Change Through Ballot Box [opinion]

For three months I have been intrigued by what is going on in our country.The political temperature ahead of the 2016 elections is getting hotter with the deepening rift in the leadership ranks of the National Resistance Movement (NRM).Together with members ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Danger of the Crowd Mentality [opinion]

Sam Omalla, the Kampala North Metropolitan Commander, confronts Dr Kizza Besigye at his home in Kasangati during the former FDC leader's house arrest last year. INDEPENDENT/FILE PHOTODemonstrations versus socio-political order in Kampala Renowned French ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Muntu tells Bunyoro to press for oil rights

HOIMA.Gen Mugisha Muntu, the president of the opposition FDC party, has asked people in Bunyoro to advocate for their rights in order to benefit from the oil and gas find in the sub-region.While addressing a rally in Hoima Town on Saturday, the former ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Assault on the Lord’s servant is an attack on the people of God

, several prominent Ugandan political and civil society leaders were in my hometown, Arua, to educate citizens about proposals for a new electoral management system and launch “the call for free and fair elections now” in the West Nile region, which celebrates ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 13 2014]

Quotes

"we know where the guns are, we know how to use them and we have the capacity to use them, but we are also aware that many ugandans have shed their blood because of dictators and we shall never allow this to happen again" Besigye told a cheering crowd in Arua

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It is budgeting time again [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 13 hours ago]
Electoral democracy: these are the reforms Ugan... [Published The Observer Uganda - 14 hours ago]
Kampala opposition rebuttal [Published NTV Uganda - 22 hours ago]
Mao, Otunnu warned on Besigye [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 19 2014]
M7 berates Besigye, Lukwago at KCCA 3rd anniver... [Published NTV Uganda - Apr 18 2014]
New secret Kayihura tapes leak [Published NTV Uganda - Apr 16 2014]
Opposition Piles Pressure On Kayihura [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Opposition tells Kayihura to resign [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Witness defends Besigye campaign guards [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Wolokoso - Restaurant for Parliament's Parking? [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
It's Possible to Enforce Change Through Ballot ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
The Danger of the Crowd Mentality [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
Muntu tells Bunyoro to press for oil rights [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
Assault on the Lord’s servant is an attack on t... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
President Museveni will not just sack Mbabazi [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 12 2014]
Museveni prolonged Kony insurgency, says Besigye [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
Besigye accuses police of inciting violence [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
More people detained illegally - UHRC [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 09 2014]
Kayihura Cash Gifts to Youths Worry MPs [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 09 2014]
Laws on public order, gays and ‘miniskirts’ are... [Published The Observer Uganda - Apr 07 2014]
Kale’s day in the frying pan [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Police allow opposition rally in Arua [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Judiciary: A look at the career of Justice Kavuma [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 04 2014]
Is Lukwago Afraid of a By-Election? [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 04 2014]
Is Lukwago Afraid of a By-Election? [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
Besigye urges youth to join fight against bad g... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 04 2014]
‘Pro-Mbabazi youth act like terrorists’ [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 03 2014]
Confront 'The Devil' or You Die [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 02 2014]
Let opposition speak, associate [Published The Observer Uganda - Apr 01 2014]
: African press review 1 April 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - Apr 01 2014]
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