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 Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

I want Museveni’s job, retired man says

We have had elections in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and will have in 2016. All these elections have more or less been disputed. Looking at that history of elections in Uganda, what to do you expect when you put your name on the ballot paper?I am coming in ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Museveni copied students loans idea from me and messed it up- Besigye

KAMPALA.Three-time presidential contestant Kizza Besigye has said President Museveni “copied” the idea of the Students Loan Scheme from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party and messed up its implementation because he did not understand ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

On the run for your political life? Perhaps it's time to call grumpy South Africa home

FROMdeposed presidents to high profile African dissidents, SouthAfrica has over the years earned a reputation as a preferred destination forpolitical refugees, despite an obvious discomfort with foreigners that has its roots in unfulfilled social obligations ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

The law is slow, Erias Lukwago should start preparing for 2016

I am a registered voter in Kampala Central. My polling station is City Engineer’s Yard on Sixth Street. My Member of Parliament is Mr Mohammad Nsereko.On Saturday May 10, I learnt that my MP may contest for the Nakawa Division parliamentary seat in the ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Turinawe’s house broken into

Kampala.Police are investigating circumstances under which unidentified people broke into Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC) Women League leader Ingrid Turinawe’s home on Wednesday evening.According to police, the incident happened at about 7pm while ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

News24.com | Zimbabwe says Uganda's JLOS is Africa's best

Cape Town - Zimbabwe has reportedly hailed Uganda's Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) saying the east African country runs one of the best JLOS on the continent.According to Uganda's Daily Monitor, Zimbabwe's deputy minister of justice, legal and parliamentary ... [Published News24 - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Journalist shot while covering Besigye sues gov’t

By Emmanuel LugandaKAMPALA - A journalist who was shot by a policeman while covering the return of then-FDC president Dr. Kizza Besigye from Nairobi in 2011 has sued government for causing grievous harm and injury to him.Gideon Tugume, formerly working ... [Published New Vision - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Besigye meets Kenyan look-alike, rules out possibility of relation

Ugandan opposition leader Col. Kizza Besigye on Sunday met Jeff Ochieng, a Kenyan photojournalist who who bears an uncanny resemblance to the Ugandan politician.In early August, The New Vision wrote a story about 22-year-old Ochieng who has been searching ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ask Ugandan voters and they’ll tell you a hard

As the 2016 General Election draws near, most people believe it will be a walkover for the ruling National Resistance Movement party.The NRM has an overwhelming majority in parliament and last time around, in 2011, its presidential candidate won with ... [Published East African - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

We Now Take Pride in 'Eating' Uganda

Once in a while, I wish to retire in oblivion and forget about the country called Uganda and possibly all its people, including myself.Then somebody rudely pokes me out of my slumber; and like a rabid dog, I am back in action. Recently, Sarah Kagingo, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

What Is FDCs Problem?

By Angella Abushedde and Haggai MatsikoOn Aug.7, General Mugisha Muntu made exactly one year, eight months and 15 days in office as the Party President for the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). And, it appears, his strategy is finally becoming clearer; ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The legacy of Jennifer Musisi-Ssemakula

I do not know of any public official over the last 28 years who has stepped on so many toes and done so from day one and consistently, as the Executive Director of the Kampala City Council Authority, Ms Jennifer Musisi Ssemakula.In some decisions, action ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 17 2014]

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Alaso gets cozy with Nandala [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 15 2014]
I want Museveni’s job, retired man says [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 13 2014]
Museveni copied students loans idea from me an... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 13 2014]
Lord Mayor Ponders Next Move [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 08 2014]
Lord Mayor Ponders Next Move [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
On the run for your political life? Perhaps it'... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 08 2014]
The law is slow, Erias Lukwago should start pre... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 06 2014]
Turinawe’s house broken into [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 05 2014]
News24.com | Zimbabwe says Uganda's JLOS is Afr... [Published News24 - Sep 04 2014]
Unknown thugs break into Ingrid Turinawe's house [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 04 2014]
Ugandan MPs drown in debt [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 03 2014]
The Monster of Tribalism [Published Individual.com - Sep 02 2014]
Journalist shot while covering Besigye sues gov’t [Published New Vision - Sep 01 2014]
Besigye meets Kenyan look-alike, rules out poss... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 01 2014]
Mr President, can we return the old transport s... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 30 2014]
Ask Ugandan voters and they’ll tell you a hard [Published East African - Aug 30 2014]
We Now Take Pride in 'Eating' Uganda [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Extortionists delayed fertilizer project - Muse... [Published New Vision - Aug 19 2014]
What Is FDCs Problem? [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
The legacy of Jennifer Musisi-Ssemakula [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 17 2014]
Here's Why Northern Uganda Supports Movement [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
Uganda's long-serving leader faces challenge [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 14 2014]
‘I want to meet Besigye relatives too’ [Published New Vision - Aug 14 2014]
Did Besigye sire with Kenyan woman? [Published News24 - Aug 14 2014]
Is this Kenyan the son of Uganda's Besigye? [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 14 2014]
DPP clears Besigye, Lukwago of charges [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 14 2014]
Is this Kenyan man Uganda's opposition leader K... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 13 2014]
Opposition politicians snub Kampala court [Published Legalbrief - Aug 12 2014]
Wolokoso: Nambooze clashes with MP Kakooza [Published The Observer Uganda - Aug 10 2014]
Odoki’s long journey to retirement [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 09 2014]
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